The loyalty card, expected to launch this August, will give its holders exclusive discounts and deals in over thirty different individual businesses. The card will be valid for twelve months and will cost £10, though it is estimated that consumers will recover this cost after using the card just three times.
Having studied Business Studies and Law at university, the creators of Independent Liverpool are aware of what giving our disposable incomes to big chains is doing to our economy. “Large percentages of turnover [are] dished out to shareholders and fancy accountants who can find loopholes for tax evasion.” said co-founder, David Williams.
He went on to assert that “what might be a cheaper coffee now, could result in your son or daughter not being able to find a job.”
Independent Liverpool’s vision is to keep Liverpool vibrant and keep its people in jobs – and it’s a vision shared by many. We Scousers are lucky to have such a brilliant assortment of eateries, bars and shops and it’d be a shame if things changed.
To find out more about the Independent Liverpool card, including which businesses will feature, go to http://www.independent-liverpool.co.uk