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
Posh Puppy Boutique
Posh Puppy Boutique started small. A mother saw the joy her daughters found in dressing up their pet chihuahuas and realized the potential of a dog-focused boutique. From this initial epiphany, the business ballooned into an emporium that stocks more than 15,000 items, including attire that has graced the pages of Everydog Magazine, the animal stars of Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2, and countless canine politicians.
Though they still stock plenty of dog costumes, Posh Puppy Boutique's canine fashionistas aim to bring a touch of style to all aspects of a dog's life. They keep the web store filled with the hottest pet fashions, which range from understated knitted sweaters to formal wedding attire for when a dog finally decides to bark "I do." The website's virtual aisle ways also beckon owners and pups to sniff out everything from training equipment to eco-friendly bedding and holiday-themed treats.