Updated: Nov 30, 2020
With all nonessential shops currently closed, there isn’t a huge amount of choice but to take to the internet with our Christmas shopping lists.
Before we do, however, it’s worth considering which online stores to best direct our business towards. As the ‘Amazonification’ of retail gathers momentum, the independent stores are relying on your support now more than ever!
The message from @justacard (makers of the Christmas pin pictured) is to shop local and shop small over the festive period, and show small businesses some love at this time when they need it most.
For small businesses, each and every sale is hugely significant and valued, and aside from making someone’s day, you might just find something unique that you wouldn’t come across in the big online stores.