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Welcome to Country: Australia’s first Indigenous marketplace takes off

Nornie Bero from Indigenous hospitality business, Mabu Mabu
Australia’s first Indigenous-led online marketplace Welcome to Country is anticipating a boost in sales this week, as lockdowns across the country coincide with a social media competition to raise awareness in the leadup to NAIDOC Week.  Like many online retailers, Welcome to Country is benefiting from the ‘cocooning’ trend, where spending on furniture and homewares spikes as people are forced to spend more time at home due to Covid-19 restrictions. “We’ve seen a real rise in