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Demise of Totnes pound won't stop this English town pushing back against austerity
In many shop windows today, there are stickers which read “Totnes pound accepted here”. Sadly, after 12 years of operation, the Totnes pound will come to an end on June 30, 2019. This highly symbolic initiative inspired other local currencies including the Bristol pound and the Brixton pound, which encourage people to spend locally and keep money in the community.

But the gradual shift to a cashless society and a lack of uptake by local government agencies have ultimately led to the Totnes pound’s demise. Rob Hopkins – co-founder of community-led charity Transition Town Totnes and initiator of the local currency – thinks the Totnes pound has helped to build a sense of community and strengthened the town’s identity, with the £21 note reflecting the local sense of humour.
society  currency  commerce  business  local 
8 days ago by terry
This Vancouver market is handing out embarrassing plastic bags to customers
Currently, East West charges customers five cents per embarrassing plastic bag that they take. They plan to continue handing out the specialty bags for the foreseeable future, but note that they’d rather no one take them. Instead, they hope to start a conversation about single-use plastic bags, as well as influence shoppers to bring their own bags – whether they are shopping at East West or somewhere else.
shopping  commerce  environment 
12 days ago by terry
商品をECのように簡単に店舗で売れる「SpaceEngine」公開、ブランドとリアル店舗をマッチング | TechCrunch Japan
"SpaceEngineは商品をオフラインで展開したいブランド(サプライヤー)と、その商品を扱いたい店舗を委託販売形式でマッチングするサービスだ。

大まかな流れとしては店舗側がサービス内にあらかじめ登録した店舗情報を基に、サプライヤー側のユーザーが自分たちの商品を売って欲しい店舗を探し、販売を申請。店舗がそのリクエストを受け付けた場合にマッチングが成立する。

サプライヤーは申請時に「売りたい商品」「個数」「期間」を設定しているため、マッチング後は該当する商品を店舗に送れば、それが店頭に並ぶ。商品が実際に売れた場合は35%が店舗の収益、15%がSpaceEngineの利用料となり、残りの50%がブランドの元に入る仕組みだ。"
commerce  businessmodel 
24 days ago by junya

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