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
Shirley Scott Interiors, LLC
The namesake of Shirley Scott Interiors, LLC learned how to stay on top of the latest trends during her 20 years as a sought-after designer in NYC. The award-winning former NYC designer Shirley eventually relocated to Minneapolis, but she still uses her Big-Apple edge to create eye-catching looks for her clients' home interiors. Not only will she help plan out an entire renovation, from floor plan to window treatments, but also she'll help homeowners subtly tweak spaces with minor changes to the decor or assist in paint color selections.