At WNLA, we encourage our listeners to shop with and support local merchants. Shopping locally is a great
Shopping Local Creates Jobs: The jobs created allow spending in the local economy and
helps create more jobs.
Local independent shops invest more in our community: They support local Charities,
schools and community events which financially impacts our community.
Local shops sell a wide range of great products at affordable prices and cater to the
needs and wants of the community.
Shopping local saves you money! Travel expenses and delivery costs for larger items
make the overall cost of items more.
Shopping local retains our community: Without the support of shopping in the local
community, restaurants and services are forced to close.
Shop Local retains our distinctiveness: Local businesses respond quicker to the needs of
the customers and stock products to meet the changing population’s needs.
Shopping local helps reduce environmental impact: Local shops often stock more
locally sourced goods saving long distance freighting.
Local shops can be easily reached especially for the elderly and young people and those
Local shops value you more: These businesses survive by their reputation & repeat
business which means you get a higher standard of service.
Shopping local saves services: Private and public sector services cluster around shops.
As shops disappear, so do banks,restaurants & beauty salons.