New Jersey Stores and Shopping

The Body Shop – $15 for Skincare and Body Products

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Luxurious bath and body products, skincare, cruelty free make-up and more made with ingredients from 25 international fair-trade suppliers

50% Off at Five Star Fabric House

Clifton

$20 $10

Yards of bridal satin in hot pink, ivory, and turquoise hang alongside colorful African-style prints and vibrant cotton cloth

Half Off at Posh Lingerie and Bra Boutique

Springdale

$50 $25

Lingerie experts and in-house bra fitters help clients choose from a selection of lingerie apparel for under the blazer or in the bedroom

45% Off Fragrances

Passaic

$55 $30

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 75% Off at Prime Hookah

Constable Hook

$40 $10

Hookah startup kit includes coals, hookah flavors, tongs, and mouth pieces

51% Off Women's Clothing and Accessories at Posche Boutique

Wayne

$100 $49

Fashionistas can revamp their wardrobes at a boutique owned by Kim DePaola of Bravo's Real Housewives Of New Jersey

50% Off Men's & Women's Apparel and Accessories

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

After finding perfect hoodie, customers can relax in Fly Lounge, which features reclining first-class seats, chandelier, and 50-in. TVs

Half Off at Hoboken Premium Cigars

Hoboken

$40 $20

Shop specializes in hand-rolled cigars, filling them with aged tobacco and rolling them the same day they are ordered

American Apparel — 57% Off Circle Scarf

Multiple Locations

$28 $12

Seamless, tubular American Apparel scarves available in dozens of colors and many fabrics

51% Off Remote Car Starter with Installation

Multiple Locations

$199.99 $99

Auto experts install remote car starters that give drivers the power to rev their engines before stepping out of the house

Up to 60% Off Smartphone or Phone Accessories

Montclair

$20 $10

Authorized Verizon retailer stocks Motorola and Samsung smartphones and a range of accessories

Half Off One Dozen Wrapped Multicolored Roses

Ewing

$60 $30

One dozen multicolored roses nestle beside greens and baby's breath; valid in-store or for delivery

50% Off Pipes, Hookahs & Smoking Accessories at Puff Smoke Shop

Long Branch City

$30 $15

Expert staffers help shoppers select smoking accessories from a wide variety of wares, including pipes and hookahs

50% Off Men's and Women's Apparel at Amare Consignment Boutique

Vernon Township

$40 $20

Shoppers can browse through a wide variety of brand-name clothing for men and women

Up to 54% Off Smartphone Customization

Paramus

$40 $19

Technicians decorate iPhones with a wide spectrum of colored front and back plates, replacing any cracked screens in the process

44% Off

Ridgewood

$50 $28

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 84% Off at Sunrise Mattress

Multiple Locations

$300 $49

Settle in to deep, restful sleep on Simmons and TempurPedic mattresses custom-assembled for each client

44% Off

High Bridge

$50 $28

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 67% Off Resumés and Cover Letters

North Plainfield

$450 $149

Career specialist collects client information to craft engaging application materials, including resumé, cover letter, and follow-up letter

Up to 52% Off at Sammy's Fabulous Jewelry

Multiple Locations

$25 $12

Family-run since 1935, this jewelry shop sells gold- plated and silver fashion pieces, watches, and prom and cocktail dresses

50% Off Baseball and Softball Gear

Hawthorne

$50 $25

The co-founders teamed up with Ozzie Smith and Carl Yastrzemski to design a signature line of gloves; cleats, bats, and performance apparel

$500 Toward Mattresses and Mattress Sets

Multiple Locations

$500 $200

The company stocks mattresses and mattress sets of all sizes to help clients get a good night's sleep

43% Off

Howell

$30 $17

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 54% Off Flowers

New Milford

$75 $34.99

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Full florist's shop

Up to 52% Off at Sunnyside Garden and Gifts

Stanhope

$30 $15

Huge selection of flowers includes hardy varieties and hard-to-find blooms, as well as vegetable plants and more than 40 kinds of herbs

Vapor Shark – Up to 60% Off E-Cigarettes

Barnegat

$38.99 $19.99

As an alternative to traditional cigarettes, atomizers deliver nicotine via smooth vapor in a variety of ever-evolving flavors

Up to 50% Off Gifts & Apparel at Sunsation

Belmar

$20 $11

Choose from beach and inspirational gifts, cards, and jewelry as well as home decor, accessories, and apparel

50% Electronic Cigarettes and Accessories

Lehigh Vapor at Phillipsburg Mall

$20 $10

Specialized formulas expand the smoking experience with 77 different flavors

51% Off Lighting and Home Products

Upper Saddle River

$100 $49

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Ceiling fans, chandeliers, sconces, and flooring; experienced and knowledgeable staff

50% Off Apparel at First Class Fashion

Millburn

$24 $12

Women's contemporary shirts, blouses and pants

Up to 52% Off Flu Shots at Park Avenue Pharmacy

Weehawken

$20 $10

Pharmacists deliver flu shots and stock over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and natural health products

45% Off Arts and Crafts Supplies

Highland Park

$20 $11

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off

Collingswood

$10 $5

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 51% Off Footwear at If the Shoe Fits

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Shoe store in business more than 40 years stocks athletic, casual, and orthopedic shoes

47% Off Fabric

Verona

$15 $8

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

51% Off at Mattress Liquidation LLC

Saddle Brook

$200 $99

Mattresses from Sealy, Stearns & Foster, and other brands

Half Off Jewelry or Jewelry Repair

Monmouth Mall

$30 $15

Jewelers resize rings and repair broken chains and missing stones; in-store merchandise includes costume pieces and wedding rings

Up to $350 Toward a Mattress at Princeton Mattress

Princeton Shopping Center

$200 $50

Experienced staffers help customers choose from twin, full, queen, or king mattress from Paramount, Simmons, and Tempur-Pedic

50% Off

Shrewsbury

$50 $25

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off

Somerville

$110 $55

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off at Bibi Kids

Freehold

$20 $10

Children's clothing made from high-quality fabrics including chiffon and satin; accessories such as handmade hats, leggings, and diaper sets

Half Off Live Plants at Blossom Nurseries

Yorktown

$40 $20

Shrubs, evergreens, and more than 10,000 perennials ready for planting season

60% Off Cell Phones, Tablets, and Accessories

Multiple Locations

$50 $20

New AT&T tablets, accessories, and smartphones including the Samsung Galaxy S 4

44% Off Plants

Washington Township

$50 $28

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 56% Off at Great Escapes Ski, Pool, & Patio 

Towne Pointe Shopping Center

$50 $25

Pool toys and chemicals; patio furniture, such as umbrellas and fire pits; spas, such as 100-jet hot tubs

Half Off Consignment Apparel and Accessories

Glen Mills

$40 $20

Flip through consigned designer apparel from Chanel and Kate Spade, try on Nine West shoes, or find an evening gown for your next big event

91% Off an Eye Exam and Eyewear

Ridgewood

$350 $30

Board-certified doctor performs eye exam; new prescriptions fit into standard frames and designers looks from Nike, Dior, and Fendi

49% Off

Norwood

$59 $30

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 53% Off Custom-Printed Apparel

Multiple Locations

$40 $19

Printers emblazon T-shirts, bibs, aprons, tote bags, and more with clients' custom designs and messages

45% Off at Temdee Collectables

Turnersville, NJ

$20 $11

Collectors and fans of all kinds find their collection's missing piece whether it be a rare Barbie, an autographed baseball, or Marvel comic

44% Off Nutritional Supplements

Clifton

$45 $25

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Half Off Fashion Accessories

Cherry Hill

$30 $15

Ever-changing selection of fashionable accessories for both men and women, including brand-name products and hard-to-find items

50% Off Upholstery and Drapery Fabrics

Bayonne

$50 $25

Upholstery and drapery fabrics in cotton, silk, and other sturdy materials, for both indoor and outdoor use

50% Off at Marcus Jewelry

Wayne

$30 $15

Shoppers can browse through a glittering collection of rings, bracelets, earrings, and necklaces

Up to 51% Off Brand-Name Apparel and Accessories

Hoboken

$40 $20

Choose from blouses by Ecru, sneakers by Puma and Nike, and select pieces by Lucy Brand all at discounted prices

Up to 63% Off Custom Shirts or Blazer

Multiple Locations

$139 $65

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Skilled tailors take clients' measurements and customize each shirt and blazer with fabrics made in Italy and England

$10 for Merchandise at Penlar Pharmacy

Lawrenceville

$20 $10

Goods range from toothbrushes and pain relievers to scented candles and shampoo

46% Off

Sussex

$35 $19

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

53% Off Jewelry and Accessories from Six

Paramus

$15 $7

Fashion-forward minds can peruse an inventory of necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and bags

Up to $600 Toward Mattress at NJ Mattress/Sussex County Mattress

Multiple Locations

$295 $89

Innerspring, memory-foam, and latex mattresses from brands such as Sealy, Stearns & Foster, and Tempur-Pedic

45% Off Fabric

Lodi

$40 $22

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off Women's Clothing

Point Pleasant Beach

$50 $25

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

44% Off

Farmingdale

$25 $14

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Half Off Women's Apparel at JLynn's Boutique

Belmar

$40 $20

Trendy semiformal and casual wear for women of all ages, with colorful jeggings, flowy tops, denim dresses, and stylish handbags

Half Off Gifts at Fruit Basket King

Caldwell

$60 $30

Themed gift baskets include gourmet edibles such as dried fruit, pasta, chocolates, and fresh cookies

Up to 55% Off Lingerie, Loungewear, and Swimwear

Red Bank

$50 $25

High-end boutique stocks a flattering selection of lingerie, loungewear, and swimwear, including Melissa Odabash and OnGossamer items

$10 for Hats and Accessories at Threads for Heads

Dutch Hill

$20 $10

Huge selection of sports and novelty snapback hats, alongside watches, shirts, and other accessories

51% Off Sunglasses and Prescription Eyewear 

Constable Hook

$120 $59

Online eyeglass and contact lens provider decks out peepers with sunglasses and eyeglasses from Ray-Ban, Guess, Ralph Lauren, and more

$10 for Jewelry & Apparel at Coup De Coeur

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

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Constantly updated stock might hold bright clutches, printed sunglasses, African jewelry, and black-and-white sweaters

45% Off Fine Jewelry

Midtown Center

$280 $154

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off Women's Clothing

Red Bank

$100 $50

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Half Off Kimono Set Rental

New York

$80 $40

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$49 for $110 Toward Fine Jewelry

Red Bank

$110 $49

Jewelers with more than 25 years of experience pair guests with Swarovski crystals, fine jewelry, and GIA-certified diamonds

Half Off Women's Jewelry

Garment District

$100 $50

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Half Off at La Boutique Resale

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

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Apparel and accessories by Chanel, Prada, Marc Jacobs, and other designers at a consignment boutique lauded by New York Magazine

Up to 67% Off Custom Menswear from Legacy New York

Koreatown

$269.96 $100

Italian and Asian fabrics fill out custom orders cut to fit clients' specific measurments

Up to 53% Off Cell-Phone Accessories

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

Accessory packages keep smartphones of any make or model charged and protected

Up to 53% Off Cell-Phone Accessories

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

Accessory packages keep smartphones of any make or model charged and protected

53% Off High-Fashion Apparel

SoHo

$75 $35

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Selection of colorful tops, dresses, and T-shirts with bold graphic patterns

Select Local Merchants

Sweet Retreat Boutique's palate-popular bakers curb relentless sweet-tooth cravings with made-from-scratch cupcakes and whole cakes that have flaunted such flavors as red velvet, carrot, and pineapple cream cheese. The shop's imaginative cake designers work closely with clients to assemble custom cakes that commemorate special occasions such as birthdays, weddings, and the end of century-long thumb wars. Premade cakes in a variety of sizes come in round and square shapes, and proudly don top-shelf ingredients and layers of tasty frosting.

17 Academy St
Newark,
NJ
US

To call The Body Shop a mere skin and body care store is to miss half of what makes it special. Late founder Dame Anita Roddick was a pioneer for ethical business practices; upon opening her first store in Brighton, England, in 1976, she developed company values such as "Defend Human Rights" and "Protect The Planet." She somehow balanced principles and profit, partnering in global campaigns with UNICEF, Greenpeace, Amnesty International, and the United Nations, all while ultimately expanding her brand into 2,500 locations in over 60 international markets. After her death in 2007, then-British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said, “She campaigned for green issues for many years before it became fashionable to do so and inspired millions to the cause by bringing sustainable products to a mass market. . . . She was an inspiration.”

Indeed, the Body Shop exhibits an eco-friendliness and social consciousness that's hard to come by in a company of its size. Its products have been fair-trade since 1987, and its Against Animal Testing movement led to an EU-wide ban of animal testing of cosmetics. The products are made from ingredients harvested from around the world: shea butter from Ghana goes into body scrubs and butters, and Indian artisans craft wooden massagers and tote bags that are screenprinted by hand. But all that isn't to say the company's production practices overshadow its final products. Skincare treatments such as the brand’s iconic body butters, facial products, and gift collections often appear in Allure, Marie Claire, Lucky, Seventeen and other national publications.

30 Mall Dr W
Jersey City,
NJ
US

Chris Halabi brings his scissors, his razors, and his 12 years of haircutting experience to his clients’ homes and offices. Fresh off a 12-year stint at Pequannock Barber Shop, Chris began making trips to the offices of businessmen, the homes of fathers and sons, and the homes of elderly and disabled clients who were unable to venture out of the house for a haircut. With a veteran’s eye and rehearsed technique, Chris sculpts handsome men’s haircuts and renders faces smooth and stubble-free with razor shaves, all while clients relax in the comfort of their chosen surroundings.

360 Paxton ST
Paterson,
NJ
US

At Elegant Creations, a full-service jewelry store, glass display counters twinkle and shine with rows of engagement rings, bracelets, and custom timepieces from designer brands such as Odelia and Joe Rodeo, along with a complete spectrum of GIA– and EGL–certified diamonds. Ladies may add instant glamour or superhero-summoning capabilities to wrists with the Rio watch by Joe Rodeo ($1,376), which comes with 1.25 carats of brilliant-cut diamonds pave-set into the bezel. The meticulous watch designer also crafts gentlemen’s wrist clocks such as the Junior watch ($995), featuring 2.50 carats of brilliant-cut diamonds. Both timepieces come in a variety of color dials and include an additional bezel and two leather bands with deployment buckles. In addition, Elegant Creations sets ears ablaze white-gold and diamond-stud earrings ($180) which are also available in hearts, circles, and squares with screw-backs for extra safety ($225) or easy installation on bionic sweethearts.

651 Kapkowski Rd
Elizabeth,
NJ
US

Enrico Aquino III began tinkling the ivories at the age of three, eventually playing his way to the hallowed performance spaces at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. The talented pianist was born into a musical family: his father opened a music school and piano store in New Jersey, and Aquino has kept the family tradition alive by embracing his father’s belief in friendly, encouraging instruction. The retailer pairs players with new and pre-owned pianos made by brands such as Seiler, J. Strauss & Son, and Baldwin Pianos or digital pianos from makers such as Viscount and Korg. The music academy, meanwhile, has guided fingers of all ages in waltzing across keys for more than 60 years. The academy’s skilled instructors delve into classical, jazz, and popular music during private lessons for pupils who have never read music to those who swallowed a metronome as a child and have been reaping the benefits ever since.

691 US Highway 1
Edison,
NJ
US

Bob Meyer, who has spent many a tour alongside bands such as Metallica, The Rolling Stones, Phish, and The Allman Brothers, helms Give To Live Guitar Studios, which provides music lessons with a focus on community outreach. He and his staff of experienced, enthusiastic instructors welcome students for lessons in stringed instruments such as guitar, violin, banjo, mandolin, or bass as well as drums, vocals, and keyboards. They teach in all styles, from Bach to rock and roll, and help their students move from basics to live performance, hosting benefit concerts for local charities.

126 South Main Street
Toms River,
NJ
US