Celebrating Gratitude

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Thank you! As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, I’d like to say thank you to everyone who’s been supportive of ShopLocal.us and the South Bay Business Mavericks in ways small and large over the past three years. … Continue reading

Support Small Business – 2015 Grant Winners

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One of the things we love to do to help kick off the holiday shopping season is by telling people about our annual small business grant winners. Each year ShopLocal.us awards three local independently-owned businesses in the South Bay with … Continue reading

Before you shop, think about this…

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It’s scary how one click at Amazon can get you almost anything you need and even delivered to you within the hour. It’s also scary how huge Amazon has become, now dominating delivery of just about every consumable.  This level of hyper-convenience … Continue reading

Small Business Saturday is November 28

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For many small businesses, this weekend is the most important time of the year. The shopping season is a perfect time to support small businesses by shopping local. ShopLocal.us supports the Shop Small movement — although we believe shopping local should be … Continue reading

2015 Small Indie Business Grant Finalists

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Small indie businesses are vital to keeping our communities healthy, wealthy and vibrant, so in honor of our local businesses, ShopLocal.us is pleased to announce the finalists of our Small Indie Business Grant program. Winners will be honored at the … Continue reading

Thanks for your support Beach City Printers!

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2015 Sponsor Spotlight Sponsors are leaders in our communities and by supporting the 2015 South Bay Business Mavericks Gala & Grant Awards, they demonstrate their commitment to the community and small businesses. Support our sponsors! Beach City Printers is the … Continue reading

Thanks for your support Localista Magazine!

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2015 Sponsor Spotlight Sponsors are leaders in our communities and by supporting the 2015 South Bay Business Mavericks Gala & Grant Awards, they demonstrate their commitment to the community and small businesses. Support our sponsors! Localista Magazine is a network … Continue reading