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Local Businesses Back in Favour

The Daily Star writes, consumers have promised to support small businesses after turning their backs on larger retailers. Small retailers are back to being favourites after years of struggling against large firms. Approximately 80 per cent of shoppers have chosen to purchase from independent businesses during lockdown, and many won’t go back. A study by Funding Circle revealed that a third of those have made purchases from a local bakery, while 20 per have bought something from an E-commerce store, grocers, coffee shops and florists have also proved popular.

David Gilroy

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