SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS
Shopping locally has other advantages that are just as important as saving a few bucks, even if they’re not immediately obvious. Not only is shopping locally convenient, but it helps create new jobs in the community. Local business owners often donate more to local charities than non-local owners.
Here are more of the many benefits you can reap by shopping and supporting locally:
FIND A HIDDEN GEM
Go for the Vintage Revival
A four-block stretch has transformed into a quirky collection of vintage, second-hand and specialty shops, antique dealers, and purveyors of made-in-Saskatchewan artisanal goods. Read on for a closer look at Back to Coffee Beans and Saskatoon Antique & Brass!
Go for the Unexpected
Saskatoon’s 33rd Street is an area of the city that is providing local businesses a chance to thrive and a way to give customers a special experience — Better Off Duds is a store worth checking out!
Go for the Food
Christie’s Mayfair Bakery is a small yet beautiful bakery that serves fresh baking such as a variety of breads, tarts and scones, which you can order to go or to stay in. Check out this CTV News Feature.