The comments come following the publication of a report from Mintel, which suggested that the proportion of households doing all of their grocery shopping online has doubled since 2014.
Local firms will be able to benefit from adding their offers and promotions to the platform in minutes, which shoppers will be able to view on their mobiles through an app or at 'Touchpoints'.
Over 130,000 tweets were sent on the day itself, with Small Business Saturday UK trending at number one in the UK and at number five globally.
The Quilt, which measures two metres square, was created to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday as well as raising funds for Friends of the Elderly, a national charity of which the Queen is patron.
The entire look and feel of a traditional academic bookshop has been renewed and modernised, with a focus on creating a retail environment students are comfortable shopping within.
Astute Marketeers co-director, Krishan Turner-Dave - has been named in PR Week magazine's '30 under 30' for 2016 - a list recognising talent in the industry.
The 110m2 facility will be available to studios, consultants and interior designers who want to see and show to clients some of the company’s ground-breaking range of hoods.
Just 9.5% of respondents said they would watch the Olympics in a pub, compared to 31% for the Euros.
Procure Wizard, which has received the award in recognition of its commercial innovation, has revolutionised many of the leading hotel chains and high street restaurant operators.
The competition challenged entrants to trace the evolution of the staircase, designing a stair to inspire a workspace, or a balustrade that was the perfect balance of functionality and style.