Wish Local Video Contest – The Winners!

Wish Local Video Contest – The Winners!

In August, we asked you to send us videos about how your business uses Wish Local to boost sales and gain new customers. We were blown away by the outpouring of creative videos that you sent our way! Each week we announced one video winner, and that store was awarded a cool $1000 in Wish [...]

How a Family-Owned Bookstore Thrives in the Covid World

How a Family-Owned Bookstore Thrives in the Covid World

“How nice that you have reopened!” a local woman shouted gleefully as she entered the Italian bookshop. Libreri Lauri, a bookstore, located in Via dei Faggi, Italy, has deep roots, passed down through three generations of the same family over 55 years. The store had been shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, and their closure [...]

Wish is Now Offering a $2M Fund to Uplift Black-owned Businesses

Wish is Now Offering a $2M Fund to Uplift  Black-owned Businesses

Wish Local is enormously proud of the diverse community of small business owners that make up our program. As such, we are wholeheartedly committed to dismantling the systemic racism that has stood in the way of Black business owners and their entrepreneurial dreams. Wish has dedicated a $2M fund to offer 4,000 Black-owned Wish Local [...]

Adapt your Retail Business and Thrive During the COVID-19 Economy

Adapt your Retail Business and Thrive During the COVID-19 Economy

The Covid-19 pandemic has created an uncertain economy that has affected certain sectors more than others. Retail businesses have taken a hit as consumers have less disposable income and in-person shopping carries new risk. Yet, people are still shopping! They’re just doing so in different ways. Making some small, manageable changes can help your retail [...]

Thank You Letters Are This Store’s Secret to Success

Thank You Letters Are This Store’s Secret to Success

Even in an increasingly digital world, minimarket owner Duván Quito still believes in the beauty of a handwritten letter. Each customer who orders delivery from La Clemencia Mini Mercado receives a personalized thank you note from the owner in his elegant penmanship. “I like to serve them in the best way, make them feel good, [...]

Store Closed? Earn money with Wish Local Delivery

Store Closed? Earn money with Wish Local Delivery

It’s tough to know when the right time to reopen your store might be. Depending on where you are in the world, the COVID-19 pandemic may be subsiding or it might be back on the rise. Luckily, Wish Local is providing our participants with an option that allows you to earn cash, sell your own [...]

Wish Local Video Contest Rules and Regulations

#WishLocalContest No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase of any kind will not increase your chance of winning. Must be 18 years old to enter.  Entry Period ends August 31, 2020, at 11:59pm PST. Maximum of one entry per participant, per period. Entry Period: Begins July 1, 2020, and ends August 31, 2020, [...]

How an Electronics Store Sold Out of Everything in One Month

How an Electronics Store Sold Out of Everything in One Month

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more activities are happening virtually. Many continue to work from home. Children complete their schoolwork digitally. Even gyms are operating online. So, it’s no surprise that sales of computers, electronics, and gaming systems have grown significantly. This increased demand presented a unique opportunity for Marcel Lima [...]