COVID-19 has forced businesses across the country to either close down entirely or reorganize themselves to offer products/services online. Unfortunately, many small business are not equipped for this shift. Investing in e-commerce requires research, time, money, which puts small businesses at a disadvantage.
Community Futures Peterborough has established a program to help local businesses overcome these disadvantages and thrive online. If you are thinking about updating your website to add e-commerce, now is a perfect time.
For a limited time, you can apply for a non-repayable contribution of up to 50% of the total project costs, to a maximum of $2,500. This program is only accepting applications until May 31st so act quickly and apply today.
Online is the future of retail. Even as the province begins to reopen your customers are shopping online more regularly. Add the ability for your customers to order online or set up a full e-commerce store and start growing your business.
Read more on the program and apply here.