Local businesses are the heart of your community. Unfortunately, local businesses have been experiencing major losses during this difficult time due to social distancing and government mandates. While the country is slowly opening up, many businesses are struggling to catch up on lost sales and re-invent their business practices. There are ways that you can continue to support local businesses in your community. Continue reading to learn how you can support local businesses while funding your Shopping Annuity.
While we firmly believe in the power and convenience of shopping on SHOP.COM, we also love small businesses. Raise your hand if you love to support local business! Your community is probably full of farmer’s markets, coffee shops, clothing boutiques, bakeries, flower shops, pet supply stores, hair salons, and much more. These small businesses are just like us as UnFranchise Owners- entrepreneurs that believe in their business.
Thanks to SHOP Local, UFOs and customers can shop at their community restaurants, bars, and stores while earning IBV and up to 15% Cashback on your purchases. This can all be done safely and without breaking any rules thanks to takeout and delivery options*.
Signing up for SHOP Local is FREE. Sign up by clicking here and then linking your eligible debit or credit cards. Once the credit card or debit card is linked in, search for merchants in your area that are SHOP Local compatible. Then, activate any offers they want to use before completing a transaction with their linked card. Once a transaction is complete, if you want to run transaction at the same business then you’ll need to activate the business offer again on the business page in SHOP Local. For quick access, download the SHOP.COM Mobile App to use the SHOP Local on the go feature to link a card anytime and anywhere.
What if your favorite local business isn’t yet a SHOP Local partner? Shop online or in-store using your SHOP.COM Business Edition Mastercard! Generating more BV for your business is a fundamental part of your growth and success as an UnFranchise Owner, and using your SHOP.COM Business Edition Mastercard is an extremely easy way to earn some extra BV!
Here are a few key highlights that help explain just how beneficial the SHOP.COM Business Edition Mastercard* can be for your business:
- Earn 1 BV per $100 of Net Purchases every day
- Earn 50 BV BONUS after first $500 of Net Purchases posted to the account within the first 3 billing cycles
- 0% introductory APR for 6 billing cycles on purchases and balance transfers, then a variable 17.99% APR based on the Prime Rate
- Receive 50 BV BONUS for each of your customers who gets our Platinum Consumer Mastercard. Your customers can apply here.
- Plus, you have 1 year to use your BV before it expires!
Which local businesses in your community have you missed during this time? Let us know in the comments below.
Note: SHOP Local is available in the SHOP.COM mobile app as well as on the SHOP.COM website. This feature in the United States is only available for UnFranchise Owners and their customers who reside in the United States. Make sure to call your local businesses to see if they’re open or if the hours of operation have changed. SHOP Local businesses available in any location are subject to change without notice.