FSB’s Chairman for Merseyside, West Cheshire and Wigan John Allan said “it is local independent traders who offer the best quality, choice and service and it is up to us to support them. The message to consumers in this region is to shop local this Christmas. The future of small shops is in our hands – we either use them or lose them.”
So this Christmas, when budgets are tight, do you find yourself lured in by supermarkets’ offers or are you supporting small local businesses? Let us know by leaving a comment below.