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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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Al’s Flowers And Gifts: Spreading The Message Of Why Shopping Local Matters

Al’s Flowers and Gifts: Spreading the Message of Why Shopping Local Matters

Al Cantrell, owner of Al's Flowers and Gifts in Montgomery says he changed his business' marquee on a whim. "All…

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Ware Jewelers: Seventy Years Strong

Ware Jewelers: Seventy Years Strong

Retailers employ 1 in 4 people in our state; they are the biggest supporters of local causes and charities; and…

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