We are celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas with Gifts for you from local businesses across the Cape! Each morning, listen to 99.9 the Q, Cape Country 104 and Ocean 104.7 for your cue to call. If you are the correct caller, you get to pick a gift from under the Christmas Tree.
Make Sure You Shop Local This Holiday Season
Shop local this holiday season and help support small businesses here on the Cape! Your support will go a long way to not only helping these businesses, but sustaining the local economy. These local retailers are invested in the community just as much as you are, they are neighbors and friends who live here, just like you! Their children go to school with your children and so you can feel secure that your money will be going back into the community.
The service that you will receive at these stores will be more personable and knowledgeable as local business owners take the time to know their products and their customers. Local shop owners are experts in their field and so you can get a reliable opinion before you spend. These businesses work hard every day to provide the best possible service and products for their customers.
It is the season of giving and now it is time to give back to those who provide so much for our families and community year-round. Putting your money towards businesses that are owned by locals means that the money will stay in the community as they are less likely to relocate or leave. On the Cape are many unique shops and locations that not only keep our community varied, but also benefit tourism. One-of-a-kind businesses make Cape Cod interesting and fun!
By cutting down on processing, packaging and transportation waste, local business help preserve the environment. Compared to the big box stores, local stores reuse more materials, like wood waste and metals.
Local business owners select their products based on what locals are looking for and not on a national sales plan, allowing for a wider range of choices for consumers. This diverse selection features locally made products, conserving the identity of the Cape. By supporting local retailers you are also creating more jobs for those around you. Sustaining these business will provide both full and part time jobs for individuals year-round! Many non-profit groups receive more money from small business owners than from larger corporations, which means your money is befitting more people in need.
A lot of local businesses are family owned and operated and have been for many years. Get to know your local businesses and make personal connections. Support future growth and show that you are appreciative and proud of all the local businesses on the Cape! Make sure everyone has a great holiday this year and pick out gifts from your local stores, which are sure to have perfect choices for your friends and family!