The Just Think Local App has arrived!
Just Think Local is all about “local people”
supporting” local business”
businesses is essentially voting with your pounds for a
healthy local economy, as they recycle a much larger amount of their
revenue back into the local economy,
- Why are local independents so important to the local
are more accountable to customers and the local community, they ensure
the unique character of an area, they are more likely to support local
charities and have greater direct control over the environmental impact
of their businesses. Supporting independent businesses creates local
jobs, preserves economic diversity and safeguards the
2. Why is it important to support
local independent retailers?
Did you know
that the purchase of locally produced food puts as much as
4 to 6 times more
money back into the local economy than imported foods?
Essentially, you vote with your pounds to support
your own local jobs and public services when you buy local
3. Money flowing round the local
economy : How does this work?
Money spent at locally
owned independent businesses goes around longer in the local
economy. Local business people pay for all kinds of local
services, spend their profits and pay taxes locally, this
yields two to four times the economic benefit to you, the local
resident, as comparable non-local businesses. This means more local
income, wealth, and jobs.