Shoppingbraintree.co.uk is a brand new website designed and built by Phuse Media for Braintree Council. The new website is funded by the Mary Portas pilot project which is targeted at the regeneration of town centres. The aim of the site is to give shoppers, residents and visitors to Braintree a place to browse all the shops and businesses available in the town, search for current and upcoming news and events held within the town, and also access discounts available in local shops through the Indi Card scheme.
As part of the development Phuse built an interactive map/business directory for visitors to see the locations of shops before visiting the town. Local business can submit a business directory listing through the website via a form. Businesses can also submit special offers via a form that once approved will appear on the Indi Card listings page. News and events can also be submitted through the site by any interested parties.