Buying products from local stores reduces the amount of emissions derived from traditional supply chains. It also cuts down on packaging used for shipping.
Money spent at a local business tends to stay in the local economy. Studies show that 68¢ of every dollar stays local vs 43¢ spent at a chain store.
Local businesses are the building blocks of your community. Without them, all cities begin to look and feel the same. Support the local sounds, flavors and experiences that color the canvas of your cityscape.
Small businesses are in tune with the city and often know many of their customers by name. They work harder to provide personable, hands-on service.