Valentine’s Day is a special occasion that calls for special gifts, and supporting local florists is a great way to show your loved ones how much you care. One of the main reasons to support local florists for Valentine’s Day is that it helps to strengthen the local economy. When you buy flowers from a local florist, more of the money you spend stays in the community and helps to…read more →
Local carpeting and flooring business Marshall Carpet One has been serving the Mayfield Heights, Ohio area since 1966. Started by Grandpa Marshall, and supported by his two sons Marc and Chuck, the business started in a 700-square-foot retail space on what was then the second floor of the Richmond Mall in Ohio. In their store, they had a section dedicated to carpet with some limited samples. They were unsure of…read more →
Valentine’s Day is for all things sweet, from sweet-smelling flowers to sugar-filled chocolates. However, if you’re not buying local for the big day, things may quickly turn sour thanks to costly scams and disappointed valentines.
Born in Morgantown, Kentucky, and raised in Indianapolis, IN, Cardwell Do it Best Home Center owner Jeff Cardwell has never done anything without distinction and purpose,
From the Marine Corps to SpaceX, Oak Knolls Hardware owner Ben Honeycutt wanted nothing more than to be his own boss while giving back to his veteran family
Founded in 2000 in Marion, KY, H&H Home and Hardware originated as a business serving contractors and industrial commercial crews but in the last 3 years has developed into a staple hardware store supporting local artisans and the Marion, Kentucky community. Originally started by her parents and another couple, current co-Owner Shanna West’s earliest memory of the business is her father sitting at their kitchen table and calling everyone he…read more →
Opened in July 2000 by husband and wife duo Kathy and Dennis Sian, Sanford Hardware was opened out of a need for a reliable hardware store in the small Michigan city.
Los Alamos local hardware store Metzger’s Hardware opened in 1947 and has grown with their local community ever since. At the start, the business was an auto supply and general hardware store but has expanded to be a one-stop-shop hardware store in the Los Alamos, New Mexico area. Metzger’s Hardware provides the local community with everyday hardware necessities in addition to services and products typically only found at big-box retailers….read more →
Independent We Stand is pleased to recognize Hudson, Mass. as the $25,000 winner of the 2021 America’s Main Streets “Road to Recovery” contest. More than 1 million total votes were cast by the public nationwide in the sixth annual contest. The Hudson Downtown Business Improvement District rallied its vast network of 85 property owners, partners at the Hudson Business Association and the Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce, and their community…read more →
Locally owned family businesses are something that brothers Craig and Jeff Smith know very well as their fathers’ local pharmacy in Bethesda, MD was a crucial part of their upbringing. In the Bradley Shopping Center was Strosniders Hardware, a well-known local hardware store purchased by the family in 1984. The ownership of this store helped them to learn the ins and outs of the hardware business and was the first…read more →