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Advantages of Shopping Local in Colorado Springs

Did you know that Ace Hardware stores are all locally owned?  They are vital small businesses that are essential to your local community.  As a society, we are used to shopping online all over the world but, using local businesses can be even more convenient!  No more waiting for items to arrive, no risk of losing a package, and items can be inspected before purchasing, for example.  Shopping local has become increasingly popular over the years because of the desire to build a sense of community within large areas.  There are several benefits to shopping local versus shopping at large chain stores.  This article will talk about a few.

Keep the community’s money…in the community.

local hardware storeThere are far-reaching advantages to deciding to “shop locally.” By supporting local businesses, you are in turn supporting your local economy; significantly more money stays in a community when purchases are made at locally owned – rather than nationally owned – businesses. Read more