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 Knockout-Nutrition
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
We offer massages to decrease pain and increase mobility. We also offer free fitness classes and have an awesome smoothie bar! The goal is educating the community for future health sustainability.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Promotion of a healthy, active lifestyle—we want to change lives and the community.
What do you love most about your job?
Helping people achieve goals that they have been struggling with and getting them to places they never thought they could be. Specifically with massage, we can help to relieve pain and stress and increase their range of motion. It can truly be life changing.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
Customers are truly grateful. They constantly say that we have changed their lives through pain relief.