An Eco-System to Support Local Retail Businesses
An Eco-System to Support Local Retail Businesses
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Imagine if products from every local business could instantly be found on a search engine exclusively dedicated to content from community-based brick and mortar businesses.


That's exactly what nearest.com "Community Shopping Zones" are designed to do.


Nearest.com and Oracle are building integration API's that will automatically connect content from brick and mortar retailers to "Community Shopping Zones" on nearest.com

Community Shopping Zones - How They Work



The API feeds will be used to create online marketplaces for Communities, Malls and Brands.

Community Shopping Zones

for example

Shop Ottawa

Mall Shopping Zones

for example

Shop Place d'Orleans

Brand Shopping Zones

for example

Shop Best Buy

The product data on nearest.com will also power the following apps:



With an API from every local business feeding nearest.com 'Community Shopping Zones', FindLocalDeals.com, MallDeals.com, Top10GiftIdeas.com and OrderNow.ca, local businesses will have an eco-system that's focused exclusively on their content with unbiased search results based on proximity from the user to the retailer providing the product or service being searched.

The long-term viability of any business will depend on it's ability to grow, keep and re-engage their customer base. With this in mind, every feature on nearest.com is specifically designed to help local businesses accomplish these critial tasks to help them succeed.

Learn how Nearest helps businesses grow, keep and re-engage their customer base



In support of local businesses please follow and share your 'Community Shopping Zone'

https://www.nearest.com/shoppingzones



Each 'Community Shopping Zone' has it's own Follow/Share page
to help businesses, malls and municipalities onboard consumers

https://www.nearest.com/shoppingzones/1/Ottawa



Other important links:

How nearest.com helps municipalities

How nearest.com helps shopping malls

How nearest.com helps local businesses




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