How It Works

Why Shift 5% and Buy Locally

Expanded Job Creation

By shifting only $.05 of every $1 you spend back to North Scott businesses, you could help create over 200 new jobs in the North Scott area.

Economic Growth

That same $.05 will help generate over $6 million of increased economic activity in North Scott

Environment Protected

Buying within your community reduces the amount of fuel you’re likely to use and decreases thousands of tons of greenhouse gas emissions.

Benefit from Local Owners’ Expertise

Local business owners and employees often possess a level of expertise and a passion for the products they sell that is unmatched by employees and managers of national chains. They also tend to have a greater interest in getting to know their customers - who are, after all, their neighbors. Simply put, local owners and employees take a special pride in their trade.

Nurture Communities

Help us spread the word by talking to your friends, family, and neighbors about how essential locBusinesses that are owned by people who live in this community are committed to investing in North Scott’s future. Studies have found that locally owned businesses contribute more than twice as much of their revenue to charitable causes as corporate chains do.