How do you give customers the convenience and value of online shopping and still keep them coming to your high street stores?


Everybody loves local. But sometimes it's easier to find what you're looking for online. Tough news for independent bookstores without an active web presence.


Hive: a world first e-commerce network that lets book-lovers shop locally online. It gives independent bookstores access to a whole new revenue stream, for free - and encourages in-store collection to keep their high-street shops buzzing. TS developed the brand from scratch, built the site and developed their social media strategy.


It's early days, but over 350 bookstores have already joined the network. And early success has got Hive appointed the UK launch partner for Google eBooks.