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Brilliant store design

With restrictions about to be lifted here in the UK, there's a fear that all the 'Love Local' feeling that has built up during lockdowns might be forgotten as people return to less regulated activities.

Let's hope not!

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Lots of small businesses on the local high street have been there for us throughout (if allowed) and many have transformed into a hybrid online/offline operation to make life even easier for us.

Facebook have created a number of initiatives to help independents to 'get digital'.

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They introduced Facebook Shops last year, giving many business owners some simple first steps into e-commerce and they've just started on a brilliant programme of promoting some of the bricks and mortar stores that use Facebook Shops.

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Here are two or three of the 13 stores, nationwide, they've gone into so far to create a whole new look with some dazzling displays!

These brilliant designs have made a huge difference to their physical presence and also add a number of digital features so that everything is connected.

Hats off to Facebook for supporting small businesses like this, it all helps to #savelocalbusiness

 

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