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Then it occurred to me, shopping locally can also be looked at exactly the same. When you shop at the big chain stores, you may (or may not) save a few dollars, However, only thirteen dollars out of every 100 dollars spent stays in the community. The same amount spent with a local merchant has more than three times the impact!
Every local purchase helps to strengthen the local economy, creates good will, develops employment opportunities, brings a greater supply of goods and services into the town and builds a vibrant and dynamic community. In short, when you shop locally, you are helping to build a stronger community, – and you will ultimately benefit from a stronger community! When you shop locally you also develop valuable friendships and, again, you will ultimately benefit from doing business with people who come to know you by name!
Remember, these are the people who sponsor your children’s teams. Small businesses truly are the backbone of a thriving society.
The Villager is dedicated to promoting local shopping among the residents of Oakville and Burlington. Our magazine is made possible through the sponsorship of local businesses, a group of dedicated, creative, hard working, friendly people. Please feel confident, when you do business with them, that you are getting the very best service and value.
You CAN make a difference! Happy shopping.
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