At KZZT, 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
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
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 without transportation.
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
Visit our Green Pages (Business & Organizations Page) for GREAT ideas on where to shop!