Understanding what your customers and neighbors really think about shopping and buying local can have a profound impact on the way a company does business - and help the company fine-tune its strategies to compete against non-local chains and corporations. As part of a new event series, Seattle Good Business Network is [More]
Posted: May 17th, 2013 under Bottom Line.
Tags: King County, local, local business, OED, Seattle, Seattle Good Business Network
The Ballard Partnership for Smart Growth (Partnership) officially launched its year-long initiative last week at the Ballard Library with a "Joint Kickoff" meeting that packed the meeting room with Ballard community and business leaders. "As I look around this room, I can't recall a time in recent memory when such a broad [More]
Posted: March 29th, 2013 under Bottom Line, Uncategorized.
Tags: Ballard, business, chamber of commerce, City of Seattle, local, Only in Seattle, partnership, Scott Ingham, Steve Johnson
The Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance has launched a new incentive program at Seattle's year-round farmers markets in the University District and West Seattle. Collect at least 6 passport stamps by April 7th, 2013 to be entered into a drawing for gift certificates from Elliott Bay Brewery, Seattle Farmers Markets, Chaco Canyon, and [More]
Posted: March 1st, 2013 under Uncategorized.
Tags: bakery nouveau, cascade pies, chaco canyon, community, elliott bay brewery, family business, farm, farmer, farmer market, farmers market, food, gift certificate, health, healthy, husky deli, local, local business, market, neighborhood business, neighborhood farmers market alliance, office of economic development, organic, passport program, produce, Seattle business, seattle farmers market, Shopping, Spring produce, University District, West Seattle, wood-fired pizza
As part of the Only In Seattle initiative to support Seattle neighborhoods and their small businesses, 15 businesses in Georgetown are offering unique deals to customers through January 29. Deals can be redeemed by downloading the free Chinook Book mobile app and presenting the Only In Seattle deal to merchants at each [More]
Posted: January 10th, 2013 under Uncategorized.
Tags: app, chinook book, chinookbook, deals, discounts, dog, food, Georgetown, liquor, local, mobile, neighborhood, Only in Seattle, Shopping
As November draws to an end, Seattleites can count on local farmers markets to provide a variety of unique seasonal products, and even some special events and promotions. This weekend, University District Farmers Market (UDFM) is open Saturday from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (open year-round), West Seattle Farmers Market (WSFM) is open Sunday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 [More]
Posted: November 27th, 2012 under Uncategorized.
Tags: events, farmers, fruit, grocery, holiday, local, markets, produce, shop, wreath
On November 10th, Seattle's Office of Economic Development will host a "Buy Local" marketing strategies workshop with presenter Jeff Milchen, a leading advocate for community-based businesses and co-founder of the American Independent Business Alliance. [More]
Posted: November 3rd, 2009 under Bottom Line.
Tags: business, event, local, Seattle