8 Reasons to Shop Local
Local shopping is vital to stimulate the growth and economy of any community. Independent businesses are the heart and soul of neighborhoods. Whether for shopping, dining or other services, you’ll get a more personal experience from knowing your dollars will stay in the area you call home.
Here are eight reasons to shop local, even if it costs a little more.
When I was a kid, the small Midwestern town I called home had three hardware stores, three clothing stores, two shoe stores, two jewelers, and a bookshop. Each one of those businesses is gone now and a single mammoth department store has taken their place….