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
A Chat with Annette Rayfield Hair Design
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
15+ years of experience. We continue our education each month. We specialize in color, haircuts, Brazilian blowouts, facial waxing, and bridal hair.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
What do you love most about your job?
I love the feeling I get when my clients leave feeling like a new person. The change in confidence I see in them is incredible.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
You've changed my life!