New Zealand town has opened a virtual mall featuring local businesses to allow people to shop while maintaining social distancing

Performed by: Events Promotion Initiatives and Community – EPIC

Country: New Zealand

To help boost local business and maintain social distance during the Covid-19 pandemic in May 2020, the city of Whakatāne, New Zealand, developed a virtual mall featuring local businesses.

The mall is an idea of ​​Whakatāne’s Events Promotion Initiatives and Community – EPIC and was designed to help local businesses increase their online presence, thereby helping businesses to continue to generate revenue during the restrictions imposed by the Coronavirus outbreak.

 

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