It's so easy to get tangled up in the excitement of Valentine’s Day, and Open Blooms, the local floral delivery folks headquartered in Chantilly, likes to embrace a shop local perspective. It's a fact that communities which stay economically viable and prosperous do so, in part, because local residents believe that "shop local" is more than a mantra. It's a lifestyle that can impact families, friends and co-workers for generations.
- gym membership
- arts and entertainment tickets
- fresh flower delivery ... for a day or every week or month of the year
- business services for business managers and entrepreneurs
- lodging gift certificate for staycation
- home services tailored to recipient
- restaurant gift card
- gift certificates at the Guest Service Desk on the first floor of The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City or at individual stores
Spending just $100 contributes to more than $70 remaining in the community, whereas more than $50 of the same $100 into a large corporation's coffers leaves the area. Shopping local impacts the character, success and economic strength of Arlington and all the enclaves in our region.