Shopping Local Stores This Christmas Will Boost Local Economy Up To 4x More Than Shopping National Chains

At least that's what a recent study on potential redevelopment scenarios indicated. Here's the link to the study, titled "Thinking Outside the Box." Here's an article that sums up the results. More data is needed to back up this claim, but it seems to reason. I guess we need some kind of Christmas Shopping Store Replacement Guide. Here's a stab at a list for Spokane:

Feel free to add your picks for locally owned and I'll add to the list.

UPDATE: The list is growing. Thanks Remi, April & Geneva. Keep the ideas coming.