There was a time when shop workers and traders had to campaign for a reduction in opening times.
Showing its confidence in the continued interest, the company has added new outdoor brand ranges from On Running, Lowa and Gore-Tex.
Orkney Fair Trade Group is inviting everyone to take up their challenge by posting videos and photos on social media, showing their favourite products and where they buy them.
“We want to find out how to diversify and grow high street activity, and are particularly keen to hear from businesses and members of the public on what makes a successful and thriving town centre.” Claire Baker MSP
Kirkwall BID’s Winter Wonderland certainly saw the crowds today, 21st of November.
Recently I was ‘tagged’ in a post on Facebook. You have likely seen the ‘Comment, Share and like our page to be entered into a Prize draw,’ but this particular one was for a sought after PlayStation 5.
Shopping online can be great: for folk in lockdown; if you cannot find what you want locally; for shoppers with mobility issues ;for small traders who want to expand their sales.
retail spend, which includes online market places, had a 26% year on year increase in takings and electrical spending increased 43% over the same period.
“I dreamt of shopping last night.”
By Bernie Bell “Here are some suggestions, gleaned from previous items in The Orkney News:-“