Tag Archive: shop local

May 01

Why shop at independent beer & wine stores?

“Why shop at small business?” has been on my mind a lot lately. Sales have been declining enough that I’m sending employees home early, now two weeks in a row. I wonder how to get people to shop first at, and regularly with, small business like mine. I think about my own shopping habits — …

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Jul 23

Loyal to delicious craft beer or cheap convenience?

“Just because you sell beer doesn’t mean you drink it or know how to care for it.” — I feel like that has to be said. Since opening our beer store 6-1/2 years ago, I’ve met many people who’ve come into my shop to check it out because they want to open a similar business …

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