What is Shop Local Kirkland?
Shop Local Kirkland is an initiative funded by the City of Kirkland and driven to help Kirkland businesses survive and thrive via eCommerce. Shop Local Kirkland is an online platform, a digital main street that is activated by consumer engagement and incentive marketing and forms a safety net economy for Kirkland.
How much does it cost to register?
Nothing! Registration with Shop Local Kirkland is FREE. Third party eCommerce and delivery partners may charge fees for services if you elect to contract with them.
Is there a subscription or membership fee?
No. Business participation on Shop Local Kirkland is FREE. Third party eCommerce and delivery partners may charge fees for services if you elect to contract with them.
How will Shop Local Kirkland help my business?
Shop Local Kirkland benefits your business by expanding your customer base, broadening your markets and reach, enabling eCommerce capacity, increasing revenues, building business resilience and strengthening your local economy and community.
I don’t have a website to sell online. Can I still register with Shop Local Kirkland?
Yes. You can join without eCommerce capability. We encourage all businesses to create online sales capacity if they don’t already have it. Shop Local Kirkland has established partnerships to facilitate this, however, it is not a requirement.
Can I sell on many platforms via Shop Local Kirkland?
Yes. Shop Local Kirkland allows you to select up to 4 eCommerce and point of sale options when you set up your storefront.
Can customers buy my products/services on the Shop Local Kirkland website?
No. Shop Local Kirkland is a gateway to the eCommerce platforms that are established and maintained by each Kirkland business. Shop Local Kirkland is a main street of digital storefronts, which serves as a portal to the eCommerce platforms of our member businesses.
If I register with Shop Local Kirkland, am I able to redeem Kirkland Ca$h at my place of business?
No. You will need to register to accept Kirkland Ca$h separately here. Registering with Kirkland Ca$h is also FREE and can help drive additional business to you.