There has never been a more important time to shop local and support local independent businesses.
Read on for a sneak peak of the amazing Ashburton shops you can now discover and shop in-app on The DON app.
My Fabulous Things - If you want to look and feel Fabulous then you need 'My Fabulous Things' in your life. They have every part of your outfit covered from socks to dresses and bags and even the best jeans you'll ever wear! Check them out in app and rest assured, people will love your new look!
Heathman Hair Studio - Heathman's know hair - we could just leave it there. But that wouldn't do them justice, their skills with a set of scissors are second to none! You can be certain that you will walk out of their salon with a bounce in your step and your hair! Whether you just want a tidy up or a whole new look - you can trust the stylists at Heathman to make sure you don't just look good, but feel good too!
In a Nutshell Antiques and Interiors - A treasure trove of beautiful things you will want in your home! We always struggle with need vs want in here. From beautiful ornaments, quirky artefacts and the most divine pieces of furniture - you are sure to fall in love with something! The experts at In a Nutshell beautifully care for all their pieces, and we can guarantee that you will get something truly special that you will treasure forever.
Tess Designs - A go-to spot for beautiful and unique gifts! They truly have something for everyone - from your biking mad father-in-law to your niece who loves flamingos! Tess and Francis know gifting and they share this knowledge with their brilliantly curated shop. No excuses, your next gift should be next level!
Cool cats bake it - If you're considering taking up baking and aren't sure where to start OR you already bake but want to try something new - then Cool cats bake it have you covered! They have amazing kits with everything you need to make a yummy, scrummy treat. Alternatively, if you don't feel so confident in the kitchen then you can order a ready made celebration cake! What's not to love? Luxe and lazy - all bases are covered.
Moor Chocolate - As Jo Brand once said, "anything is good if its made of chocolate". If you have a sweet tooth then Moor Chocolate is your next stop! They have a fantastic range of chocolates from a wide array of incredible, local brands. They even have a vast range of healthy options too, I know.....you can even have a guilt free treat?! Once you've worked your way through the Moor Chocolate own brand flavours though, right?!
Atom Interior Styling - Atom sell beautiful items that will add a stylish flair to your home! You can truly rely on them for something original. They sell all sorts of fairtrade homewares that will be sure to add interest and panache to your home! Atom also do fantastic furniture refinishing - they can take something you no longer love and rejuvenate it into something you will cherish forever. Make sure to chat with them in-app too about their interior design service!
New App Features
Check out the new look home screen, simply click 'Shop our Small Business Partners' and you'll be able to see all the local shops we have integrated! We are helping more of your favourite shops to join, so do keep on checking in!
Pay securely in-app using PayPal or your debit/credit card. Then keep track of all of your orders in-app on your 'Orders' tab of the 'More' section. Don't forget to check out the Loyalty and Promotion Code tabs in the 'More' section of the app too - our small businesses are uploading some amazing deals.
Spread the Word!
The DON is Ashburton's online marketplace - the more users, the more stores - the better The DON will be for the whole community! It really is a virtuous cycle - so join and tell your friends!
Download the App
The DON App is available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store.