Small Indie Business Grant – Finalist: John Post Gallery

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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 another one of our 3 finalists in the Small Indie Business Grant program. Winners will be honored at … Continue reading

Small Indie Business Grant – Finalist: CMS Water Works LLC

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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. We will feature the 3 finalists … Continue reading

Look Who’s Speaking at South Bay Business Mavericks 2014: Russ Lesser, Body Glove

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Look Who’s Speaking at South Bay Business Mavericks 2014: Russ Lesser Business: President of Body Glove, LLC. Russ is a Manhattan Beach local.  He grew up there, and currently lives across the street from the house he was raised in.  He remembers when much of … Continue reading

How Inspirational Business Woman and Entrepreneur, Kate Lester, Used Her ShopLocal.us Grant Money to Help Create Massive Value for Her Company Brand

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Kate Lester started her interior design business in the guest room of her home. “I started with small projects and built my brand and my clientele,” said Ms. Lester. It took about 5 years before she was able to quit … Continue reading

We Love our Sponsors!

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Affordable Bookkeeping & Payroll is a sponsor of ShopLocal’s South Bay Business Mavericks Gala & Grant Awards taking place October, 29th 2014.  Meet Candy Messer of AB&P, Affordable Bookkeeping and Payroll Services. Candy Messer is President of Affordable Bookkeeping and … Continue reading

Look Who’s Speaking at South Bay Business Mavericks 2014: Sam Kartounian, Tic Time

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It takes more than a pretty watch to run a successful business. Meet Sam Kartonian, Owner of Tic Time and Redondo Beach Watch Company. Sam wanted to turn his family’s small retail watch store into a hip and trendy watch … Continue reading

Shoplocal.Us Announces Panel of Local Business Leaders and Influencers to Speak at October Event

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REDONDO BEACH, CA (September 22, 2014) — ShopLocal.us announced its lineup of panelists featuring some of the South Bay’s most prominent local business leaders and influencers to speak at the South Bay Business Mavericks, a celebratory gala in honor of local and … Continue reading

Small Business Owner, Khryste Langlais, Shares How Last Year’s $1000 Grant From ShopLocal.us Helped Her Business and Rekindled Fond Memories of Her Dad

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Before she could open the doors to BabyCakes Baking Company, owner Khryste Langlais had to paint the walls, clean the floors, and learn about sanitation. Luckily, she had her Mom and Dad there to help her start her baking business … Continue reading