June 16, 2012 South Yorkshire Times
ALMOST 100 traders have signed up to a scheme designed to boost the borough’s economy by encouraging residents to shop local.
The Top of the Shops scheme will see businesses pledge to offer the best customer service. In turn it is hoped the highest standards of customer care will mean firms receive repeat custom boosting their profits.
Mayor Peter Davies took a trip to the market to launch the initiative, paying a visit to Angus Butchers, one of the businesses signed up.
Shops involved in the scheme range from high street giants such as Waterstones and Superdrug, to independent retailers and market traders such as the Crusty Cob bakery and Beadbobbin craft stall.
Mr Davies said: “We are the best loved market place and fourth most regenerated high street in the country. This scheme is to improve and build on this.
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