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Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha: New website showcases locally-made products

Shop now at buy.hawaii.gov!During these challenging times, its more important than ever to support Hawaiis small businesses. Thats why Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha, a new state-run website, is connecting shoppers with made-in-Hawaii products. By visiting buy.hawaii.gov, you can now shop all your favorite local vendors all in one place.The Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) launched Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha to feature authentic, made-in-Hawaii products in hopes of providing greater exposure to local businesses experiencing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Times are really hard. Small businesses have been really hit, says Lyle Fujikawa with DBEDT. The program has been around, but we decided to create a portal site to help companies get online through e-commerce to reach more customers.Online shoppers can browse by category, from snacks to apparel to home dcor. The website also features local restaurants, farm products, food services and marketplaces like House of Mana Up and Shop Small Hawaii.Michelle Ichikawa is the founder and owner of Paradise Pawz, which provides all natural and pesticide free treats for pets.We are primarily based at farmers market locations throughout Oahu, and a couple of them did shut down due to the pandemic, says Ichikawa. The Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha program through the state actually allows more customers and shoppers to utilize that program. So we decided to sign up with that to reach more customers.Companies that make more than 75 percent of their total product offering in Hawaii are eligible to participate and can sign up to be listed on Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha.Many Hawaii manufacturers and businesses are experiencing tremendous hardship after the states stay-at-home orders and travel quarantine. The Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha website is shining a light on local companies and giving shoppers confidence that their purchases are supporting Hawaiis economy.For more information: buy.hawaii.gov, Facebook: @buy.hawaii.gov, Instagram: buyhawaiigivealoha, or Twitter: @buy_Hawaii_Gov

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Buy local: Visa campaign assists small businesses in wake of Covid-19

Encouraging Kiwis to continue to shop local, Visas new digital campaign focuses on six small North Island businesses that are in need of support following the impact of Covid-19. The Where You Shop Matters campaign aims to support small businesses, enabling them to not only survive, but thrive. Fronting the campaign are Duncans Brewing Co.,Read More

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5 Reasons Every Small Business Should Start Selling on Habari Shop | The Guardian Nigeria News

As a small business owner, the goal is to sell more at little cost. So, whether you already have an online store (or not), taking your business to an online marketplace like Habari is one of the best ways to increase your sales right now. Habari Shop stands apart from other online marketplaces in many []