Five Reasons to Buy Local
Money spent in Wheaton stays in Wheaton.
Shopping local conserves tax dollars.
Local businesses provide better customer service.
Shopping local preserves Wheaton's eclectic flavor.
Shopping local reduces environmental impact and transportation costs.
Studies About Small Businesses and the Impact of Buying Local
Andersonville Study of Retail Economics: click here to read more about the Chicago study that showed that 68% of dollars spent at locally-owned businesses stay in the community.
The San Francisco Retail Diversity Study: click here to read more about the San Francisco study that showed what the economic impact would be if 10% of all retail sales were redirected to local merchants.