As a local company, we're very invested in our community, and naturally, big supporters of shopping local. The reasons for shopping local go far beyond what can be covered in an article and they also go far beyond the statistics and facts.
You probably already know how community builds and grows around local shops. Does your hometown have a locally owned store where the owners have become your friends? Or a local restaurant that gets involved in community events?
These stores are what makes a town a community. Here are our top 5 reasons why shopping local is so important.