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Shop Local this Holiday Season!
12/1/2019 1:00:00 PM
Shop Local

Local business owners have a tremendous impact on their local economy.  For perspective, there are 23 million small businesses in the United States, having grown by 49% since 1982. Small businesses donate 250% more than larger businesses to non-profits and community causes. When you spend $100 at a local business, approximately $68 stays in your local economy, whereas when you spend the same amount of money at a larger business, only $43 stays in your local economy.


When doing your holiday shopping, we encourage you to support Southwest Louisiana businesses. While it would be impossible to list all area retail businesses in this space, here is a list to get you started.


General:

Corner Market -- 729 Ryan St.

Greengate Garden Center -- 4226 Lake St.

Crave -- 2801 Ryan St #100

McNeese Center for Advancement of Meat Production and Processing (CAMPP) -- McNeese SEED Center or Gayle Hall, Room 121


Artsy Gifts:

Alexander Art Studio -- 900 Ryan St #102.

Flock of Five Gift and Art Emporium -- 217 E Thomas St, Sulphur

The Harrington Gallery -- 210 Tamarack St, Sulphur


Spiritual Gifts: 

Crossroads Bookstore -- 601 W Prien Lake Rd

Christian Book Store -- 329 W Prien Lake Rd


For her:

Expressions -- 3204 Ryan St.

Accessory Zone -- 2910 Ryan St.

Mimosa Boutique -- 3125 Ernest St.

Queen of Thread Monogramming -- 4031 Nelson Rd.


For him:

Iron Shop Provisions -- 625 Broad St.

Gator Outfitters -- 1301 W McNeese St Suite 107

Gift card to any of the local barbershops, ie Barbers on Broad (102 W Broad St) or ManCave (1301 E McNeese St #101)


For kids:

Pink and Blue Avenue -- 4070 Nelson Rd #900

Sercy Lane Children’s Boutique -- 3101 Ernest St Suite 1

Tres Jolie Boutique -- 2508 Ryan St.


Spirits and Coffee:

The Wine Store -- 4402 Nelson Rd Building 2

Lake Street Liquor -- 4336 Lake St.

Hokus Pokus Liquors -- 1915 Country Club Rd.

Crying Eagle Brewing -- 1165 E McNeese St.

Acadian Coffee Roasters -- 2908 Hodges St.


Sweet Stuff:

The Bekery -- 206 W 11th St.

Cipi’s Cake Box -- 520 W McNeese St.

Jo’s Party House -- 1930 Ethel St.

Sweet Chic Cupcakes -- 909 Sam Houston Jones Pkwy, Moss Bluff

Sweets and Treats -- 411 Ryan St.

Great Harvest Bread Company -- 4112 Lake St #100

Pronia’s Deli and Bakery -- 3021 Kirkman St.


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