Why Shop Local?

The City of Union City and the Union City Chamber of Commerce launched a no-cost Shop Local Union City program that encourages residents, local workforce and visitors to shop local in Union City. Shop Local Union City, is an effort to raise public participation with the businesses that drive Union City’s economy. Shopping local has many benefits, both for you and the community.

Local businesses support the community by employing its citizens and paying taxes. Buying goods in your community helps maintain the City’s economic and cultural base. Additionally, with a multitude of local businesses benefits everyone by providing greater product diversity and competition.

Shopping Local Means…

Shopping local simply means consumers purchasing goods and services from any business in the City of Union City. Getting involved is easy – in an effort to increase participation in the Shop Local Union City program, the City and Chamber has implemented a FREE discount program that will patronize local businesses, add money to your wallet, help fund community programs and charity organizations.

You get Paid to Shop!

With the Shop Local Union City program, you can receive cash back on every purchase you make at thousands of local and online businesses with our FREE program. It’s how loyal customers like you are thanked. You won’t need to carry loyalty cards or coupons – simply use the debit/or credit cards you already have. It’s free, it’s easy and it’s cash in your pocket!

Shop Local FAQs

What does it mean to shop local?

Shopping local means purchasing goods and services from any business in the City of Union City.

Why should I shop local?

Local businesses support the local community by employing its citizens and paying taxes. Buying goods in your community helps maintain the City of Union City’s economic and cultural base. Additionally, with a multitude of small local businesses benefits everyone by providing greater product diversity and competition.

How can I get involved?

Simply shop local! In an effort to increase participation in the Shop Local program, the City of Union City is implementing a discount program. It’s an easy way to save money while supporting your local businesses.

What if I can’t find what I want locally?

The goal of the Shop Local campaign is to encourage citizens to think locally first, and shop locally whenever possible. Of course, it may at times be necessary to look outside of the city to find what you need.