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Meet Wish Local - An E-Commerce and Brick-and-Mortar Partnership for the Future

This January, Wish launched Local, our first major program to partner with brick-and-mortar stores. The program features four services that allow Wish and traditional retail stores to leverage our collective strengths, generating awareness, foot traffic, and, most importantly, sales. Our first feature, Local Pickup, is the cornerstone of the program. With Local Pickup, Wish users can purchase Wish products on the app and retrieve it the same day at a nearby retail store. Brick-and-mortar stores get a boost in foot traffic from Wish’s 500 million consumer base and Wish users can get their purchases immediately instead of waiting for shipping. It’s a win for everyone involved. Local is already giving a boost to participating retailers. Luis, who runs Expo Home Decor in Miami, says of the program, “We’ve already seen a few Pickups! While picking up two diffusers, one customer noticed that our store smelled great and asked what product we were using. On top of their Wish Pickup orde