Through a press release, the coordinator of IU-Greens in Cieza, Francisco Saorín, has appealed to residents to make their purchases, especially at this time of increased consumption in the shops of the town.
On this, he stressed that "there are multiple reasons that support the maintenance and development of these small businesses, well distributed through the streets of the village, its urban, social, economic role and job creator."
Saorín believes that should be supported by institutions and citizens such establishments by having a number of advantages over other retail formats.
"They help to boost the local economy, employment is stronger, people working in the sector do better working conditions, earnings are reinvested in the immediate environment, social ties are strengthened in the neighborhoods and generate circuits distribution of shorter products and, therefore, less environmental impact, "he underlined.
However, at present the "small local shops in Cieza is suffering particularly hard the effects of the economic crisis.
"Since United Left-Greens believe that small businesses ensures proximity and closeness to the neighbors. In particular, older people without their presence, depend on third parties to purchase the products they need for their daily lives," he asserted the local coordinator of IU-Greens.
Moreover, Saorín has stated that the collective agreement of small traders on the basis of measures to help revive the sector, such as promotional activities thereof or specific lines of funding to strengthen and improve facilities Â· "necessary.
Finally, the leader of IU-Green has proposed the development of "a comprehensive plan to support local commerce, acting with strong measures involving municipal and regional administrations, and associations of the town, get curb closures and unemployment in the sector. "
Source: IU-verdes Cieza