Sharing the Local Love

Why Buy Locally Owned? Shop Local and Shop Small

It’s encourages local prosperity: a growing body of economic research shows that in an increasingly homogenized world, entrepreneurs and skilled workers are more likely to invest and settle in communities that preserve their one-of-a-kind businesses and distinctive character.

Think local first + Buy local when you can = Being a local!

Read more about the locally owned & independent businesses that have joined Shop Local Raleigh in an effort to help create awareness that they are local and working to keep our community unique! Go support a local today.

In this edition:
waxologie
Qspresso
Tic Toc Escapes
Targeted Persuasion
SPCA of Wake County

Runologie
Juice Keys

Gonza Taco y Tequila
Creative T-Shirts & Imaging
J&J Automotive
Body Wisdom Wellness

Two Maids and a Mop
All Breed Care
Raleigh Brews Cruise
First Class Clean

waxologie
waxologie specializes in the nearly painless hard waxing technique, for all areas of the body, for women and men! You’ll love the quaint feeling of this North Raleigh office, so schedule your services online today! The mission is simple: help clients feel comfortable and amazing, as well as offer an outstanding service at a competitive price.  Michelle truly loves what she does and she is dedicated to providing a personalized, relaxing experience by using modern techniques and high quality wax that is not commonly used.  She has a desire to continually educate her clients to ensure they will receive current and accurate information, which will ensure they have the best wax results!

Qspresso
Cuban and Latino-infused food truck that can be found throughout the Raleigh and Cary area. Specialties include cubanos, empanadas, quesadillas, yucca, maduros, tostones, coffee and more! Qspresso also offers catering – see the website for more information.

Tic Toc Escapes
Tic Toc Escapes provides a real-life, interactive game where players try to escape themed rooms by working together to discover clues and solve puzzle challenges before time runs out . . . tic toc . . . An escape room is a real life game in which you are locked in a themed room with other participants and have 60 minutes to work together using elements of the room to find clues, traps, solve riddles and puzzles which lead to the key to your escape.

Targeted Persuasion
Targeted Persuasion helps businesses, political candidates, and advocacy groups find their targets and then persuade them using advanced targeted online advertising, media relations, and marketing. As a one-stop shop, their teams of niche professionals work together to ensure your success.

SPCA of Wake County
Founded in Raleigh in 1967, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Wake County is dedicated to creating a more humane community where every adoptable animal has a home. Each year the SPCA rehomes over 3,300 animals through its innovative adoption programs. The SPCA of Wake County is a leader in animal welfare in the state of North Carolina focusing on adoption, spay/neuter, and education programs with the goal of ending euthanasia of adoptable pets in the communities they serve. They are a no-kill organization completely funded by private donations with a nearly 50-year track record of service in the NC. They are not affiliated with national organizations like the ASPCA or Humane Society of the United States.

Runologie
Runologie is an independently owned and operated running store in downtown Raleigh. They curate their selection of running shoes, clothing, and equipment to help your body feel right when you move. Their experienced team members help you find the perfect fit because a well-equipped body makes for a more enjoyable run, walk and lifestyle. They outfit people of all levels of fitness and help them support their goals with coaching, run training, groups runs, community and more. Find your niche at Runologie!

Juice Keys
Juicekeys is a Juice Bar and Health Boutique. Their mission is to provide “KEYS” to great health. They are a locally owned and operated brother-sister team based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. They strive to provide their customers with tools to help them run towards greater health as efficiently and effectively as possible. They believe in the concept of “Let food be thy medicine”.

Gonza Taco y Tequila
Gonza Tacos Y Tequila is Raleigh’s Colombian-Mexican Tacos y Tequila Joint! They offer hand crafted Latin cocktails, an extensive list of tequilas & regional spirits, and a carefully selected list of Latin wines & Latin beers. They were voted best Latin Restaurant in the Triangle by Wake County Living Magazine AND won the INDY Award for Best Mexican/Latin American in the Triangle.

Creative T-Shirts & Imaging
Creative T-shirts and Imaging designs and creates custom t-shirts and apparel, as well as banners, signs and promotional items for your business and/or personal need. They can make one or one thousand! Whatever you need! Already have a design or logo created? No problem! They can take your design and produce it for you. They are licensed to make NC STATE & GREEK Apparel!

J&J Automotive
J & J Automotive provides auto repairs, minor and major, on domestic, import and European cars. They are licensed to perform NC Emissions Inspections.

Body Wisdom Wellness
Body Wisdom Chiropractic & Wellness Center is committed to providing the highest excellence in Chiropractic and Wellness care for all ages. By partnering with your body’s wisdom, they will assist you on your personal journey towards wellness, vitality, and beyond. They are truly honored to serve our community!

All Breed Care
All Breed Care provides love, exercise, and care for all kinds of pets, customized pet sitting packages, and a dedicated team that offers much more than just a potty break. In addition to play time, walks and a healthy dose of love and affection, they provide peace of mind that you can count on. Connect with them today and learn why they were voted Best of the Triangle!

Raleigh Brews Cruise
Each Raleigh Brews Cruise tour will experience the distinct tastes and styles of three fine craft breweries.  The tours are knowledge-based, so you’ll learn about the brewing process, different styles of beer, and what makes each brewery unique. You will receive multiple samples at each of the breweries they visit.  They are ideal for avid craft beer drinkers, bachelor/bachelorette parties, wedding parties, corporate events, team building and experiencing our beautiful city.

First Class Clean
Founded in 2009 by Appalachian State Grads, First Class Clean specializes in low-pressure house washing and window cleaning in Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Garner, Holly Springs, Fuquay Varina and Morrisville, NC. All work is 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

Holding Village
Lakeside living and Charleston-style architecture come together at Holding Village. In this master-planned community of expertly crafted homes, you’ll find neighbors meeting at the dock for a day on the lake. You’ll also find families relaxing in the shade of a cabana or splashing in the community pool. It’s a place where miles of biking and walking trails help everyone appreciate the natural beauty of their neighborhood.
Our local community is getting stronger and stronger! Thank you for being a part of the buy local movement!

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