Under the motto “The Commerce of Silves in a single location”, the municipality of Silves recently launched a campaign to promote its digital platform to support local commerce. The initiative, part of the “Buy Local, Consuma Nacional” campaign, aims to revitalize and, in particular, encourage purchases in local commerce in the municipality and, at the same time, facilitate access to it through the availability of an online tool that allows comfortable and safe, access goods, products and services.
«It is a platform idealized by the municipality of Silves and designed specifically for traders to have a digital solution that allows residents, and the consumer in general, to access products and services online, regardless of whether the commercial spaces are or are not. open; thus contributing to the promotion of shopping in the municipality's commerce and to boosting the local economy », as described by the executive.
The chamber added that “the entire site works in an intuitive way, allowing consumers not only to easily find what they are looking for, either through the preference by sector or activity, by the type of delivery or by parish, but also to know the opening hours. operation and direct contact with the commercial establishment via telephone or email ».
With this platform, the city council of Silves «intends to create a virtual shopping center, in which the municipality's commerce and services are represented with its store, showing, in a single location, the products that are available to consumers», says the mayor Rosa Palma, reinforcing, further, that "the municipality expects the initiative to contribute not only to the well-being of the population, but also to the promotion and stimulation of the local economy".