By Euro Weekly News Media •
Published: 23 May 2013 • 22:00
Hon. Neil Costa MP.
THE Business Support Unit, held its third workshop on ‘Internet Shopping and its effects on the local economy’.
The seminar was well attended by retailers, the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce, the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses, the Department of Consumer Affairs, represented by Mrs Maruchi Risso, Gibtelecom represented by Chief Executive Officer Tim
Bristow and other affected parties interested in analysing and discussing the effects of on-line sales on brick and mortar businesses.
Edward Macquisten’s provided statistics proving how online sales are increasing dramatically worldwide and the impact which money spent outside Gibraltar has on Gibraltar’s economy. “The challenge for local businesses and particularly those in retail, is to look at how Gibraltar can exploit it to their advantage and make Gibraltar an even more unique and enjoyable shopping destination” he said.
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