Why Shop Small?

Shopping small is critically important, and local businesses need your help. Whether you're shopping for a holiday gift, looking to support a new business near you or simply browsing, this site aims to be a one stop shop to discover small businesses in the DC area.


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Discover the Heart of DC: Shop Small, Support Local

Small businesses are the backbone of a community. Whether you're shopping at a local boutique, dining out at a nearby restaurant, or heading into your favorite fitness spot, you're directly impacting your neighborhood. According to American Express, every dollar spent at a small business in the U.S., approximately 67 cents stays in the local community.

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