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
Formally St. Pierre Salon and Academy, Salon Prive has been training stylists and styling hair in Roanoke Valley for fifteen years. The Salon's staff create classic, contemporary, edgy dos using a blend of razors and scissors. They also add some zest new styles with a vibrant single-process color or highlights in subtle golden hue or a trio of colors that pays homage to the Italian flag. Salon Prive's new location in downtown Roanoke features plenty of parking, so patrons can enjoy their new look in the rear-view mirror all the way home.