Your online marketplace to discover unique specials from local independent retailers and artists.
Imagine, Pinterest meets Etsy for the local market.
Be local, Buy local.
Problem: Meet Jess, who lives in Redwood City, CA and likes to buy unique gifts for herself and loved ones. She wants to support local independent stores but struggles finding them. Searching online inevitably lands her in a big box store. She wonders, if there is an easy way to discover shops in her neighborhood from the convenience of her home and shop local.
Enter Whim. Your online marketplace to discover unique specials from local independent retailers and artists.
Solution: On Whim, Jess can visually find whimsical gifts available within miles from her home. She can window shop (online), explore multiple stores and buy online or visit the store. She is thankful for a single destination to shop local, fuel local economy and build a relationship. Smiles, all around.
Keep Local, Simple
We want to fuel local commerce. Help small businesses find local residents without expensive Ad budgets. Drive foot traffic to shopping corridors and strengthen our local economy.
Discover Whimsical Selection
Local retailers & artists carry unique one-of-a-kind selection. They are the pros in their field & can offer an expert opinion & personalized recommendation, saving you time reading tons of crowdsourced reviews.
Online window shopping
Whim is a local discovery platform. It's like window shopping, but from the convenience of your home. In the growing e-commerce world, discovering whimsical specials from local independent retailers & artists is losing steam. We want to fix that.
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