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Salt & Sundry and Other Retailers Are Hosting a Virtual Small Business Saturday on April 25

Goods from Appointed, a DC-based paper company participating in the virtual Small Business Saturday. Photo courtesy of Edens.
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While the closure of non-essential storefronts has affected local retailers and small business owners, you can do something to help: shop local.

Spearheaded by DC jeweler Mallory Shelter of Shelter, a group of small business owners and retailers in the DC area have come together to host a Small Business Saturday April 25. All groups participating in the virtual event have been affected by the Covid-19 crisis, whether that means shuttering their storefronts or shifting operations. Meanwhile, they still have to pay overhead and operating costs.

That’s where you come in: The group is encouraging folks to spread the word about shopping local on April 25.  Participating retailers—the majority of which are women-owned—include the likes of Salt & Sundry, Shop Made in DC, She Loves Me, Ivy Wild, Politics & Prose, the Outrage, Underbares, Lettie Gooch, and Dio Wine Bar, and more. And if you spend $100 or more at Shelter, Made in DC, Appointed, or Ivy Wild, you’ll get a $10 gift card to one of those stores.

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Mimi Montgomery Washingtonian
Associate Editor

Mimi Montgomery joined Washingtonian in 2018. She previously was the editorial assistant at Walter Magazine in Raleigh, North Carolina, and her work has appeared in Outside Magazine, Washington City Paper, DCist, and PoPVille. Originally from North Carolina, she now lives in Adams Morgan.