How does it work?
Shops are listed with their location in severel categories. If someone does a search in their area in on of these categories, all these shops get a message. They can then reply to the searches without anyone giving away their email or identity.
Why the name Clerkwire?
The name was used because of the film "Clerks". It means your wire to the personell.

For shop owners

Product-Feed
List all your products on ClerkWire, even with backlinks if you like!
Personal Chat Widget
Shop owners get a chat widget for their website. Customers can use it to chat with them. If the shop owner is offline, customers can leave a message on ClerkWire.
Are there any costs?
There are no costs during the beta phase. After that there will be no automatic costs either, you will just not get any requests in the worst case.