IN THE SPIRIT OF COLLABORATION
A conversation about how a prickly pear called Beppe took illustrator Zack Ritchie on a collaborative journey that stuck but didn’t sting. For this creative and participants on his project, a meeting of minds and practices led to a fruitful experience, so we wanted to know more about the benefits that can be reaped.
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Why it's important to support local business?
John Borg Barthet, Stretta Beer
Local businesses create a process for stakeholders to exchange value. These stakeholders include staff, customers as well as the general public.
If the pandemic gobbles up many local businesses, Malta will find itself poorer and with a lot less means to reclaim the lost value.
Ian Schranz, Hole in the Wall
We always work with small suppliers from local businesses, because it's so much nicer to speak to a person who's in love with his product, rather than a salesman forced to do a job.
Local businesses work with gusto. Many sell products they truly believe in. They want to inject the market with what they believe will elevate and beautify it. I like to shop local to understand the story behind the products I’m buying. When a boutique has curated each and every piece in the store it becomes a truly special place.
Hayley Todd, NO.43
Your helping to supporting a dream ♥️
Joanna Micallef Farrugia, Tettiera
When a customer buys a local brand, they are not only
supporting the local businesses, but their purchase is actually motivating the entrapreneur to go forward and excel.
Tom, Mike and Alex, Cafe Society
Those are the businesses that give Malta its identity.