Downtown Squamish BIA is inviting residents and visitors to embrace the spirit of giving and support the local community through the “Shop Small, Shop Merry” campaign.
Whether you’re on the hunt for gifts that will delight the foodie in your life, appeal to health and wellness enthusiasts, or encompass unique offerings and the latest trends in lifestyle products, the local BIA invites locals to embrace the spirit of the season and celebrate “Shop Small, Shop Merry” in Downtown Squamish this holiday season.
In a press release, the local BIA said by choosing to shop locally during the holidays, residents will not only find distinctive and special products but also play a crucial role in contributing to the success and sustainability of Squamish.
“Supporting local businesses stimulates economic growth, enhances the community’s overall prosperity, and provides a more personalized and unique shopping experience,” said Kerry Neil, Executive Director of Downtown Squamish BIA. “Our local businesses are the heart of our community, contributing to job creation, economic vitality, and a vibrant downtown. This holiday season, let’s come together to celebrate and support the businesses that make Squamish special.”
Reasons to “Shop Small, Shop Merry” in Downtown Squamish
Economic Impact: Supporting local businesses directly contributes to the success of the community by creating jobs and stimulating economic activity.
Unique and Thoughtful Gifts: Discover one-of-a-kind items and give more thoughtful, personalized gifts by exploring the diverse offerings of Downtown Squamish.
Environmental Sustainability: Shopping locally reduces carbon emissions associated with shipping and supports businesses that adopt sustainable and eco-friendly practices.
Personalized Shopping Experience: Enjoy a more personalized shopping experience as local shop owners and staff have a deep knowledge of their products, providing tailored recommendations.
Community Connection: Shopping locally fosters a sense of community and connection, creating opportunities for face-to-face interactions and building relationships between customers and business owners.
Employment Opportunities: Local businesses are significant employers within the community. Supporting them helps sustain existing jobs and may contribute to the creation of new employment opportunities.
Positive Economic Cycle: Money spent in your community tends to stay in your community, creating a positive economic cycle that benefits the entire community.
To find out more about the businesses participating in “Shop Small, Shop Merry” and the Downtown Squamish Business Improvement Association visit: https://www.downtownsquamish.com/shop-small-shop-merry/