'Made Local' campaign launched Leeside in bid to boost design and crafts industry
A campaign designed to boost sales and drive revenue for those in the design and crafts industry was launched Leeside today.
The Irish craft and design industry is a significant contributor to the Irish economy and following recent research which shows 43% of Irish consumers will continue to shop online even as restrictions ease, the Design & Crafts Council Ireland are calling on consumers to choose these local businesses when shopping online.
It's hoped the Made Local campaign will remind consumers taking staycations this year of the high-quality, unique products available from Irish makers and designers across the country.
Consumers will see the newly designed Made Local symbol in participating retailers when shopping for gifts and keepsakes during their holidays.
Speaking to RedFM News Brian McGee, Business Development Director at DCCI says it's vital to support this industry:
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