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
Hair and Nails 4U
Kelly, one of the nail technicians at Hair and Nails 4U, can recreate a work of art on your nails. Bring in a picture of a colorful flower or an abstract design and she'll paint it onto your fingernails after giving them a cleansing and relaxing manicure. That's just one staff member, and just one service of many available here. The staff specializes in both hair and nail design, and they offer cuts, coloring, and perms as well as waxing and oil treatments. Some other nail treatments include gel and acrylic manicures.