Voucher scheme to promote shop local is launched

Tipperary IRD/Chamber of Commerce are determined, with the help of Tipperary Credit Union, to rise above adversity and take positive actions to promote the health of our local business life.

Their Promotions Committee have once more launched the Tipp Town Loyalty Voucher Scheme to make shopping locally a real worthwhile experience. Last year’s Voucher Scheme was such a resounding success the Chamber decided to run it again this year. €5,000 worth of vouchers will be circulating around town over the next two months.

Entry forms are available in participating stores and businesses. Just fill in the form and you could be a winner. Draws are taking place daily on Tipp Mid West Radio with €200 being won every day. The launch of the scheme kicked off with the switching on of the Christmas Lights in town on November 22nd.

The response of local businesses has been fantastic – almost 90% take-up, a real vote of confidence in the Chamber and in doing something new and exciting.

The purpose of a Chamber of Commerce is for businesses to work together to achieve a common goal. The Voucher Scheme is a perfect example of coming together to benefit all.

The scheme is bound to be “the talk of the town” in the next few months, with posters displayed, competitions, on street promotions, music on the streets, and outside broadcasts by Tipp Mid West who will also have their roving reporters popping in to different shops. People can use the vouchers as cash or give them away as gifts.

Tipp shopkeepers appreciate the loyalty of regular customers and want to give something back to them. This is the fairest way to do so. Tipp people are encouraged to shop local. It’s a much nicer experience shopping in your local town than going to faceless city centres.

Certain shops are also doing additional promotions. This welcome initiative by TIRD/CC will give a great boost to our shopping experience leading up to the Christmas season, create a real buzz in town and highlight once more the fantastic choice shoppers have here in Tipp.