Through Marie-Geraldine Dartois
Published on 8 Nov 20 at 19:02
Fabien Vavasseur, from the Ici et d’Ailleurs boutique in Forges-les-Eaux, mobile phone in hand, images merchandise on the market in his retailer and notes the costs. An enormous assortment work that might be used to create his on-line retailer and which might be built-in into Fairemescourses.fr. He joined the la solidarity platform and 100% free, most just lately.
“The longest is to take the photos and make a description”, explains the dealer.
“In this period of confinement, we are thus giving customers the opportunity to buy local, without an intermediary. When creating our page on the platform, it is up to us to ask the terms of the order withdrawal. This can be paid delivery or not or drive ”.
The dealer particulars:
“Once the order has been placed, we receive an email. Customers pay upon receipt of their order ”.
A assure of safety for the service provider and for the buyer. An utility that comes as well as to the websites or Facebook pages of companies that also work. “Not all products are on the platform. It also serves to put us in touch with customers and thus to make ourselves better known, ”notes the service provider.
While confinement forces some companies to shut on this pre-Christmas interval, the platform is more and more profitable. Especially since municipalities like Forges-les-Eaux have promoted it.
Since then, a number of companies have joined the platform, resembling the La Cave Forgionne retailer, the Brevière Rock House or the Charme et Tradition ornament and reward retailer. Customers also can discover merchants, artisans and local producers of Neufchatel-en-Bray, Buchy and Wood Héroult, Saint-Michel d’Halescourt.
Ease of use for the buyer
For the buyer, the course of is easy. All you’ve gotten to do is go to the website through the Internet or Facebook, seek for the city the place you need to store and the outlets seem.
“Boost local commerce”
This 100% free solidarity platform was created by a pair from the Pays de Bray after the first confinement. Last spring, throughout the launch, the designers defined:
“We realized that the businesses were empty while they were open. The producers threw away their milk. In Saint-Saëns, Nathalie Dumont, organized herself to go on tours. She was using Facebook. We had the idea of grouping the requests on a website ”
“Our solidarity initiative is 100% free and will remain so”
The credo of the crew of volunteers is to promote local enterprise:
“Thanks to an approach by village, district or market, we want to revitalize local commerce and provide a sustainable response. Our citizen and solidarity initiative is 100% free and will remain so ”.
Today, Fairemescourses.fr gives greater than 12,000 merchandise. 1,300 shops have joined the platform in 7,400 municipalities already lined in France. And day by day, new local merchants or craftsmen combine it.
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