Monday, November 1, 2010

Shopping Local

Shopping local

A recent nationwide survey conducted by WebVisiable in conjunction with market research firm Synovate e Nation conducted a survey involving 1,000 consumers. The posed the question “What makes you choose to patronize a small local independent business over a large chain?” 4 out of 5 respondents sited small business over “big box” and provided consistent answers for their top three reason as being, supporting the community, more convenient and personal service. Promotional Partners is part of the Apex Downtown Business Association or the ADBA. You can find our website at to see our membership. Our ADBA in this past year was a Gold Level Sponsor of the Apex HS Cougar Club, many of our business donated prizes to local charities and school groups seeking auction items, we have businesses that have own retail and food awards, our membership regularly supports the local Apex Herald and The Salem Street Gazette with advertising and articles. Our businesses are sponsors of local church and civic activities in our community and our collective energy helps to sponsor our own activities such as Trick or Treat on Salem Street and Christmas On Salem Street as well as participating in town sponsored events such as Peakfest and July 4th. Check out some images from our photo gallery on Facebook (

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