EDITORIAL | Buy local to keep things lekker
As small local business come under pressure, you have the power to save them
After a year that has sunk many small businesses and left others barely surviving, keep your rands in your community this festive season if there are any gifts planned.
Look to support small local stores, neighbours with home-based businesses, friends and family with side hustles, and traders.
Recently the US celebrated Small Business Saturday, and among the high-profile Americans buying from independently owned stores was US vice-president elect Kamala Harris, pictured shopping at a market, and former US president Barack Obama, pictured in a bookstore...