Shopping for the holidays? We have some great retailers and artisans in our area! Kenosha County has a lot to offer— from hand-crafted artisan items in niche shops to everything you need to make your holidays perfect.

Shopping this year may look a little different, but our local businesses offer convenient purchase options on their websites, by email or phone, and, of course, in person. Most restaurants offer delivery or curbside pickup — supporting your favorite restaurant or trying somewhere new has never been simpler!

95% of consumers say they value the small businesses in their communities, beyond just the goods and services they provide1, and 84% of consumers surveyed said they would be willing to spend more to support a local business.2 Show support and help spread the word! Like, share, or comment on posts from your favorite businesses, and write some positive reviews on Google, Facebook, or Yelp while you’re at it! Social media is one more way to connect us all and show support for our community.

With all the challenges we have faced this year, your support is critical in keeping our small business community thriving. Whether you are shopping for necessities, shopping for holiday gifts, or grabbing dinner, remember to enjoy yourself locally this year so your money benefits the community we live in.

Sources: 1: Small Business Recovery Research, American Express, June 2020.
2: Local Business Consumer Sentiment Study. Red Egg Marketing.

Don’t Forget to Shop Local this Holiday Season!