The Perfect Small Businesses To Shop This Year
While the Black Friday deals are still booming and we're waiting for Cyber Monday to begin, don't forget about Small Business Saturday, on 24 November. This day was created to highlight the special and unique goods you can find at small businesses in the US.
Lucky for us, many of these small businesses offer special online deals on Small Business Saturday in addition to in-store deals, so MyUS members can shop “locally” and ship their deals internationally.
Looking for unique products and goods you just can't find anywhere else? Here are the US websites to shop:
Aloha Maui Creations
Aloha Maui Creations has handcrafted art, apparel, decals, gift cards, and more, created by owner and artist Cici Chenault.
Emmaus Glass Works
Emmaus Glass Works makes necklaces, bracelets, and earrings from turquoise beads, sea glass, gunmetal rhinestones, and other interesting and beautiful materials by hand for truly one of a kind pieces you just won't find anywhere else.
Awkward Animal has plushes, keychains, t-shirts, and more that all feature a different awkward, but completely adorable, animal. Shop their online holiday sale for great deals, including 'Biggie Spencer' featured above for just $32 (Reg. Price $38). These make great stocking stuffers!
Pinch Spice Market
Have a foodie or chef or your gift list? Head over to Pinch Spice Market's online store for a fabulous selection of organic, fair-trade spices sourced from around the world, as well as unique rubs and blends. Not sure what to pick? How about one of their gift sets, such as "Best of Pinch" that features some of their most popular blends.
Estella Blue Organic Whale Baby Romper $68
Based in New York, Estella is a high-end retailer focused on unique toddler and baby clothes, as well as its own line of luxury baby gifts, toys, security blankets, dolls, nursery décor, and more.Their eco-friendly baby toys are handmade in small batches, and they've appeared in Vogue, Elle, NBC Today Show, Martha Stewart Living, Timeout NY, NY Times, and more.
Vinyl records are all the rage right now and Comeback Vinyl offers a diverse selection of both new and used vinyl records, including genres ranging from jazz, rock, funk / soul, blues, electronic, and more.
Candace and Kids Soap Company
Candace and Kids Soap Company handmade soaps on their family farm in Swainsboro, Ga. using 100% farm fresh goat's milk, essential oils, all natural colorants and other quality ingredients that are perfect for those with dry skin, oily skin, acne, rosacea, sensitive skin , or eczema.
Based in Madison County, Mississippi, Musee makes handcrafted, natural bath products, including bath balms, soaps, candles, and more, including a great selection of products that are wrapped and ready for holiday gift-giving!
Local Take San Francisco
Local to the Bay Area of California, USA, Local Take captures the many creations of amazing local artists and designers, including jewelry, apparel, artwork, and home goods. Some of it is San Francisco themed, some of it is not… but it’s all gorgeous, unique and made in the Bay Area.
Young Blood Boutique
Young Blood is an independent craft and design shop in Atlanta, Georgia, USA that features a frequently updated selection of everyday and fine goods including jewelry, ceramics, accessories, fragrance, and more, from artists all around the US and abroad.
the beehive is a boutique collective comprised of independent designers with a focus on the local entrepreneur. Their product selection includes original and handmade apparel, housewares, accessories, baby goods, local food goods and jewelry for everyone.
Looking for toys that are off the beaten path? Timeless Toys has a carefully curated selection of creative play toys, games, puzzles, puppets, dolls and accessories, scooters, tricycles, outdoor games, books, and more, making it easy to find unique gifts for the little ones on your list.
The Phoenix Shop at Nepenthe
The Phoenix Shop is a unique gift shop featuring exceptional merchandise from around the world as well as from local artisans from California, USA.
Looking for a unique jewelry piece for someone special? Located downtown in the heart of the Old Diamond District of Manhattan since 1919, J. Sampieri has specialized in bespoke jewelry design for 57 years, designing beautiful custom-tailored pieces that are recognized around the world for the highest precision and lasting quality.
Etsy.com: One of a Kind
Etsy has millions of one-of-a-kind items, so you can find whatever you need (or really, really want), directly from independent sellers who put their heart and soul into making something special. And now through this weekend, they're hosting a Cyber Sales Weekend with big savings on unique finds by creative makers.
As you start your Small Business Saturday shopping, remember MyUS offers great prices on fast, reliable shipping every day. No matter where you live around the world, chances are we can ship to your door in as little as two days. Have fun shopping, we can't wait to deliver your deals!As of the publishing of this article, the information provided was accurate. However, smaller stores often do not have the same quantity of items as larger retail stores, and items may sell out quick. Offers and prices may change without notice, and some stores may be limited to what forms of payment they accept. MyUS suggests you refer to each store’s website for complete terms of sale, payment and shipping limitations.