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Five Cool Ways to Think Outside the Big Box: Hardware Stores

This week’s story looks at hardware stores, and is the first in a recurring series of places where you can shop locally, think independently, and leave the big box stores in the dust.

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Five Cool Reasons to Think Outside the Big Box

Now that the holiday season is underway and people are being bombarded with offers for savings and incentives to shop, shop, shop and spend, spend, spend, we’re going to continue our conversation about shopping locally. We want you to try, this season, to think outside the big box and, when possible, shop locally, sustainably, and responsibly and keep your money out of the big box stores and give it to the small, local, independently-owned stores instead. Here’s why.