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Who’s open? How are they open?



The changes throughout the alert levels have brought about a new wave of operating businesses, with different restrictions for different industries. Many businesses are working from home or operating online, but not everyone has the same way of communicating if they’re operational and what their hours are.

Enter the instore app. Southland business owners Ben Fokkens and Doug Hawkins were frustrated with not having one simple way of finding out who in Southland was operating and at what capacity, so they teamed up with Digital Stock to create instore.

The app lists local businesses at signals as to how they’re trading by way of a colour-coded system. Launched along with Thrive, the app is completely free! Check it out here.