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Posted inBusiness, Events

Dozens “Get in the Loop” and help boost local business

Dozens of people wandered through West Berkeley Saturday sampling the neighborhood’s high concentration of home improvement stores. The occasion was the kick-off event for the the West Berkeley Design Loop, a new collaboration intended to encourage shoppers to buy locally from independent stores. West Berkeley has the highest concentration of independent home improvement retailers in […]

Posted inBusiness

Berkeley stores partner in Design Loop to boost business

A group of Berkeley-based home improvement businesses has joined forces in an effort to encourage shoppers to buy local and support independent stores. “It’s thinking about the source,” said Stephen Meyer, acquisitions manager at Ohmega Salvage, one of the 26 founding members of the West Berkeley Design Loop, which is launching officially on Saturday with […]