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Launching The Oswestry Marketplace – a free town-wide ecommerce solution for BID Levy Payers

The Oswestry Marketplace, is an online shopping solution free to BID levy payers, to sell products and services locally, regionally and nationally. This can support businesses in the run-up to Christmas who want a way to extend their audience, and in the longer term, to provide an additional channel for customers or clients to purchase products, services or gift vouchers.

Key features include:

CLICK & COLLECT: customers can buy products and pick them up from your shop.
PRODUCTS & SERVICES: customers can buy both products or services through this online portal.
GIFT CARDS: customers can buy gift vouchers for shopping, services and hospitality.

STRIPE is used to receive the payments.

LoyalFree Marketplace takes 0% commission and there is a card transaction fee of 3%. So for example, if a customer bought a product for £2.50 + £1 shipping, the business receives 97% of this total: £3.40.

*Click on to have a look at the website, which shows several towns already using the platform. Click on the Oswestry image to visit our local site.


If you’d like to know more about getting your business setup online, email us at Oswestry BID on and we’ll guide you to getting registered with full access to the platform.