For Businesses

  • SIGN UP for the Wilmington General Store site
  • Submit an EVENT for the Weekly Wednesday [This e-mail goes out on the first Wednesday of the month. Please submit your event notices by the Thursday before the first Wednesday of the month.]
  • Submit a COUPON SPECIAL for the Weekly Wednesday [This e-mail goes out on the third Wednesday of the month. Please submit your coupon special no later than noon on the Monday before the third Wednesday of the month.]
  • Nominate a Buy Local First business to be profiled on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month

Questions, Comment, Ideas:
Mark Rembert: & Taylor Stuckert [Energize Clinton County]:

The Buy Local First campaign arose out of a desire to support local businesses and the value of the campaign is built upon the collaborative contributions of business owners, community members, and public officials. Ultimately, the growth of the campaign will driven by the participation of local business owners, and it is our goal to facilitate broad involvement from the Clinton County business community. 

Benefits to Businesses

Buy Local First businesses are:

  • Featured on in our on-line directory
  • Invited to participate in Buy Local First events & promotions, including 3rd Fridays and the Local Loyalty Key Chain program
  • Provided opportunities to promote special promotions and events through the Buy Local First outreach website & Facebook page
  • Supplied with marketing materials to promote Buy Local First
  • Invited to participate in our monthly buy local coffees to discuss/brainstorm events and promotional ideas (contact for more info)
Ready to join the growing Buy Local First Network? Register your business HERE.

Buy Local First Research
These studies were conducted by Buy Local First to better understand the local consumer market. We want to share them with you with hopes that they will be useful to your business strategy. If you have any requests for studies or information, please e-mail and let us know.

Buy Local First Marketing Materials

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