- Business across the city have joined up to HometownHub.com, a ecommerce platforms that allows stores from around Hamilton to sell online.
- Many traditional brick and mortar business had struggled due to effects of Covid-19. The scheme is aiming to boost trade and keep stores connected with customers.
- Created by HamiltonRising.com and ShopEatPlay.com, the free platform has benefitted from using digital gift cards on the site, allowing easier payment for customers.
Source : https://www.thespec.com/business/2020/04/16/hamiltons-small-businesses-are-hard-hit-by-social-distancing-and-looking-for-ways-to-pivot-online.html