Coleraine BID announces new online trading platform in response to COVID-19
Coleraine Business Improvement District is asking the town’s retailers to join a collaborative online marketplace in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With footfall declining in the town as a side effect of self-isolation and coronavirus concerns, the BID team has announced its creative approach to keeping the tills ringing which benefits both consumers and businesses.
Coleraine’s ‘Shopappy’ scheme, which is the first of its kind in Northern Ireland, supports shopping locally from the comfort of your own home where you can order from a range of registered outlets. There’s no cost for local delivery and the BID team has pledged to cover the subscription cost for businesses for the next year.
BID Manager Jamie Hamill explains: “We recognise that this pandemic represents a very worrying time for everyone, including the business community and we wanted to set up something...
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