Local alternatives for your online shopping!
The buying patterns drastically changed due to the COVID-19 and the confinement. In the past two months, online sales have grown significantly.
In our slowing economy, the Prime Minister François Legault and the Minister of the Economy, Mr. Fitzgibbon, encouraged Quebecers to buy local. In response to this situation, Le panier bleu, a directory dedicated to products made in Quebec was launched.
Several other online sales platforms and directories of Quebec businesses and artisans have emerged. Camillette recommends you eight website to guide your local purchases. In these difficult times, promoting local shopping and encouraging our entrepreneurs is essential!
Fabrique 1840 is an initiative of the retail store Simons offering an electronic platform to promote local makers. This platform supports Quebec and Canadian artisans by offering 850 products of very different styles; fashion, jewelry, care products and decoration.
The Souk hosts a curated design oriented online business database. It allows you to find more than 95 local designers.
Le panier bleu is an initiative powered by the government of Quebec to promote online shopping in the province. This platform includes more than 1,200 companies of various sizes working in various sectors.
Are you looking for a specific product made in Quebec? Write your request on the wall and get recommendations from the group members. You can also share your favorites! With nearly 14,000 members, it’s very efficient to quickly find goods made in Quebec. You can also find a list of Quebec based companies offering delivery and online shopping options.
#MTLSTYLE is an ecosystem of small and bigger companies working in the Montreal’s fashion industry. An interactive map allows you to find companies near you selling fashion items (like masks) for all styles!
Since 2009, Idée cadeau Québec simplifies your online shopping with unique gift ideas made in Quebec. This platform allows you to refine your search according to specific criterias such as your budget or the personal preferences of the person for whom the gift is for. Finding the perfect gift made simple and fast!
Ma zone Québec is a transactional platform bringing together hundreds of Quebec artisans and creators. You will find in one place the list of many small and medium-sized Quebec businesses that offer local consumer products.