Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
Shopping locally helps Violet Township businesses, employees, and residents - and the entire community - survive and thrive!  Next time you need to buy something, want to go out to eat, or are looking for something fun to do, think first about where you can go in Violet Township to satisfy your interests.  Opportunities abound for Violet Township residents and employees to shop locally to meet their needs - and support the local community at the same time.   

National, regional, and independent local businesses all call the Violet Township marketplace home.  Some of the areas largest retail stores include Kohls, Target, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, hhGregg, Walmart, Kroger, Meijer, Giant Eagle and Staples.  However, the vast majority of retailers in Violet Township are smaller regional or local businesses that provide an invaluable range of services and products.  The Shoppes at Olde Village Pickerington are a collective of businesses dedicated to bringing shoppers and visitors to the original "center of town" for a unique shopping experience.

Collectively, Violet Township’s retail businesses employ thousands of individuals and add millions of dollars to the local economy.  

When you shop locally in Violet Township you: 

  • Sustain local jobs and help businesses employ your family, friends, and neighbors. 
  • Embrace Violet Township's diverse locally-owned and managed businesses. 
  • Support locally created products, food, and arts. 
  • Help maintain strong and diverse neighborhoods with distinct shopping and restaurant opportunities. 
  • Reduce the transportation energy consumption and costs, congestion, pollution, and time to travel to other destinations. 
  • Help independent Violet Township businesses compete more effectively, thereby maintaining a broader range of products and services in the marketplace. 
  • Provide businesses with revenue to be able to reinvest profits here and lend support to local charities, civic organizations, associations, and causes. 
  • Support local entrepreneurship to fuel economic innovation and prosperity. 

Our local Chambers of Commerce are robust and thriving groups that are the baseline support agency for all our businesses, no matter their size.  Canal WinchesterReynoldsburg, and the Pickerington Area Chambers of Commerce are valuable assets for any business locating to this area.

Shop Violet Township to help local businesses, employees, and residents - and the entire community - survive and thrive

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