Project Details

Local Puzzle

Helping to level the playing field for independent businesses

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Project Twitter: @TheLocalPuzzle

  • Community Strengthening
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Internet
  • Mobile

The high street is struggling. Independent and local businesses are outcompeted by the rise of ecommerce and the one-stop-shop comfort of multinational chains. The idea behind Local Puzzle was born in January 2014, with the aim to level the playing field for independent businesses, reward shoppers’ loyalty and revitalise the high street. is a gamified reward programme. It also generates cash for community causes.

·      Shop at any independent business in the UK

·      Snap a photo of your receipt with the web app

·      Climb up the leaderboard

·      Get cash paid by cheque

So far, its modest user base has spent £1.2 million with independents and helped to raise over £15k for schools and community causes.

Last updated: 06th of September, 2016

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