Shop Alabama promotes Alabama retailers and the contributions they make to their individual communities. Spending your money
with Alabama retailers returns the most to your local economy. By shopping locally, you’re supporting your friends and neighbors
the ones who sponsor your Little League teams, donate to your fundraisers, and reinvest their time and money into your community.
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Bright Star Restaurant – A Shining Alabama Institution

Bright Star Restaurant – A Shining Alabama Institution

Since 1907, The Bright Star in Bessemer has been serving generations of customers its specialty Greek- style snapper and steak,…

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#ShopAlabama For The Holidays Multi-City Kickoff

#ShopAlabama for the Holidays Multi-City Kickoff

As the busiest shopping days of the year approach, the Alabama Retail Association is launching a statewide “#ShopAlabama for the…

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Holiday Shopping: “Shop Small And Double Your Gift”

Holiday Shopping: “Shop Small and Double Your Gift”

Long before the Christmas lights are strung and the glittery décor starts popping up in window displays, retailers are hard at work…

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Contest Winner: #ShopAlabama Pays Off For Store And Customer

Contest Winner: #ShopAlabama Pays Off for Store and Customer

“I Shop Alabama at Smith’s Variety because they always have something unique, different, special or that I can’t live without! (And because my grandbaby looks so…

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Painted Pink: Cheerfully Giving Back And Making Customers Feel Their Best

Painted Pink: Cheerfully Giving Back and Making Customers Feel Their Best

Back in 2002, Pat McDonald, who owned three children’s stores at the time, noticed that her teenage daughters were driving…

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Pants Store: Third Generation Retailers Prepare For Back-to-School Shoppers

Pants Store: Third Generation Retailers Prepare for Back-to-School Shoppers

Back-to-school means big business for Alabama’s retailers. For some, it’s second only to the holidays as the busiest shopping period…

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When you #ShopAlabama you STRENGTHEN your local economy, SUPPORT your friends and neighbors, and INVEST in the vibrancy of your city!