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. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
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
Crystal Johnson at Takai Atlanta Hair Salon
With a license in styling and instruction, a degree in art, and 20 years experience, Crystal Johnson knows her way around a pair of shears. Today she plies her trade at Takai Atlanta Hair Salon, crafting looks unique to each client by using the latest innovative techniques. She employs those techniques to excel at coloring, custom blending, and highlights. Lowlights, color corrections, and precision cutting are specialties of hers, as well. To remain a consistent expert in these services, she regularly attends hair shows and continuing-education classes.
“Thank you for the services!”