Local Shop Hub

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I use Local Shop Hub? / What are the benefits of using Local Shop Hub?

You can shop at many Irish local shops and businesses from the comfort of your home, or even on the go! Request local delivery or collect your items when it suits YOU. You can also handle your regularly bought items super-easily.

What can I do to make Local Shop Hub even better? How can I get envolved?
We are highly rely on Local Residents throughout the country. Any contributions are absolutely optional but are highly benefical for everyone.
This includes suggesting any Local Shops and Businesses you like shopping at - so we can do our best to bring them to you on Local Shop Hub!
Also, with your unique Invite link, you can invite your friends to join Local Shop Hub. (!!!!!)Each time someone signs up with your invite link, both you and they receive Local Shopping discount coupons worth €20 in total. (!!!!)Also, during shopping, you are also rewarded each time you leave review about your recent purchase on any Local Shop Hub store.
Finally, we are always looking for feedback and suggestions about users' shopping experience on Local Shop Hub. We aim to constantly improve it to make a better and easier shopping experience for everyone!
What do you mean about my location? Is it mandatory to provide my exact address or Sat Nav (GPS) position to start shopping?

Don't worry - we don't need them. By "Your location" we mean the town/village you live at (or the nearest one, if you live in rural area). This is only used for showing relevant shops and businesses who are really local for you.
However, if you wish, you can share your current location so nearby Local shops and businesses we show you will be even more accurate.

How does shopping work?
Exactly the same as you've done in person. You have separate shopping baskets for each shop you are shopping in and you can checkout each one separately.
Is my private data in safe hands?

We have taken utmost care with every aspect of Local Shop Hub to ensure it is safe and enjoyable to use, including members’ personal data. We do not share any of your personal data with anyone unless absolutely necessary, such as when it is required by law or to fulfil your orders. We do not share your personal data with anyone else, including our member businesses, under any other circumstances. Additionally, we do not store your payment card details; they are handled by our secure payment processor (Stripe). This means that each time you place an order, you will need to enter your card details (please also see the next question). For further information, please see our Safe Shopping policy.

The privacy and safety of our users is our utmost priority. As a flagship online market, we do not use any third-party or big multinational businesses to track your activity sneakily in the background. This also makes us 100% privacy-friendly and GDPR compliant.

What if I can't find my favourite shops on Local Shop Hub?
You can suggest them for us - we will do our best to offer them on Local Shop Hub. Each time a business you've suggested joins us, you receive a reward! It worth to suggest as many as possible, no only in your area but anywhere in the country! Join us now!
How do I know what business I am purchasing from?
Our local directory and local shopping tools are easy to use. We help you get the best shopping experience that possible.
Once you set your home location (or nearest town/city), we show you local shops and businesses who available in your area.
What's the catch with the available shops or range of offered products?

Believe or not, nothing. All participating stores offer exactly the same range of their products as in store, and at the same price. You can't find more competitive service on the market!<br/>Our aim is honestly help Local residents with their Local Shopping in a way we can minimize the hassle and maximize their benefits along with time and money savings.

How much does it cost?
Using Local Shop Hub is totally free of charge for Customers. No monthly fee or other charges at all. All purchases you make through us is exactly the same price as if you were shopping in store.
Let us ask you: Regarding time lost and products not found, how much does it cost you NOT to shop using Local Shop Hub?

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