With the prediction that in 2019, over 23,000 high street shops will close, the future of British high streets has never been so uncertain. However is this really a demise, or are we in the midst of radical rethinking of high street shopping?
Over the past decade there’s been a significant growth in alternative vendors – independent, artisan shops that sell unique goods. The generation of today value a diverse spread of local shops, over mass-consumerism and it’s beginning to show.
The following pages will delve into why the generation of today value a diverse spread of local shops, over mass-consumerism and how, as a business, you can support the growth of these local economies. Read on to find out:
- Why the British high-street has been in such decline
- How the growth of alternative economies has sparked a cultural revolution
- How your business can “go local” with PerksGO
- 5 reasons why you should be supporting your local economies.