Small Business Saturday
Because it is Small Businesses Saturday, it is now, more than ever, important to highlight the critical roles small businesses play in strengthening their local communities. They do a number of things to help and support those who live nearby in numerous ways such as providing a hometown feel and getting to know their neighbors. Spending money at local businesses helps to keep business booming in addition to stimulating the economy. Smaller-sized businesses create and sustain jobs for community members while keeping the area buzzing with shoppers and tourists.
Because of Charlotte's entrepreneurial spirit and creative atmosphere, new businesses continue to be started and grown right here. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented several challenges for local businesses in Charlotte and across the nation. During these difficult times, it is important to interact with and support our neighbors. Many local businesses are providing online services that allow customers to show their support and shop safely from the comfort of their homes. For those that are shopping in person, many of these places have put several safety protocols into place.
As a Charlotte small business, here at SERVPRO of South Mecklenburg County, we want to help support other small businesses in our community. One of them being Charlotte’s Inc. in Myers Park. Known for its cutting-edge fashion options and home decor, Charlotte’s Inc. has in-store and online shopping now available to the public. Charlotte’s has been a premiere destination for its customers for over thirty years now in North Carolina. Through the support of their loyal customers, Charlotte’s has been able to open three stores with two locations in Raleigh and one in Charlotte. From costume jewelry to baby gifts to designer shoes, Charlotte’s has something for everyone.
The 704 shop is a renowned pop-up and online store here in Charlotte. This company is dedicated to doing its part in bringing people together to support positive change and culture in the 704 area code. Created by three former UNC Charlotte college roommates, the 704 Shop ensures that their products and apparel connect their customers with each other and to the Charlotte region. With high-quality apparel and branded merchandise, the 704 has a store location in South End and has online shopping (with free shipping!) If you are a Charlottean looking to show off your pride, this is the place to go!
The staff of smaller-sized businesses, like Charlotte’s, The 704 Shop and SERVPRO of South Mecklenburg County, are more available to answer detailed questions about their products and services they sell. They treasure their relationships with customers and work to provide personal, friendly customer service.
Because of the numerous benefits small businesses provide here in Charlotte, it is important that we serve and protect them. Sadly, Charlotte businesses can face flooding, fires and biohazardous dangers. These can all result in some form of serious damage to businesses and their products. Business owners and locals need top-tier restoration and clean-up services on call 24/7 when situations like these arise. Our team of certified technicians know how to handle any disaster. As a smaller local business, SERVPRO of South Mecklenburg County understands how any disruption to day-to-day operations can be disastrous, which is why we are here to help.
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