Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood?s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy?s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know? * 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That?s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers ? Civic Economics? 2012 survey of local businesses * Local businesses have generated 65% of the country?s net new jobs over the past 17 years ? US Small Business Administration
Cleanliness is next to convenience at The Laundry Center, which promises a 72-hour turnaround time for dry-cleaned garments and a 24-hour turnaround for its wash-and-fold service—not to mention free pickup and drop-off. Even scheduling the pickup is easy, since customers simply make a reservation online or via text and await a visit from an attendant. When clothes are ready, the attendant returns, though he stops short of holding trousers open so the owner can jump into them from atop a credenza. The center shoos off stains with high-efficiency washers and dryers and products by Tide and Downy, though organic products are available at no extra charge upon request.