BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - July is Independent Retailer Month. Throughout a range of in-store, online and community events and promotions, Independent Retailer Month encourages consumers to shop at independent retailers; highlighting their positive social and economic impact – local, nationally and globally.

Independent retailers are the backbone of many communities, the mom and pop shops adding diversity along the main streets.

Reasons to Celebrate Independent Retailers
A dollar spent at an independent retailer is usually spent six to 15 times before it leaves the community. From $1, you create $5 to $14 in value within that community. Shopping with an independent retailer supports local traders, their suppliers and the people they depend on to run their businesses. Buying from an independent retailer boosts the local economy, rebuilding confidence in the community, enabling local businesses to prosper and grow.

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When you spend $1 at a national chain store, 80 percent of the money leaves town immediately according to When you shop with your local independent retailers you are doing your bit to keep your community ‘open for business’.

TAP into Berkeley Heights is the only locally owned and operated newspaper for our township.  We are able to provide you with original, objective and always, FREE, local reporting of Berkeley Heights news and events thanks to our advertisers.

We encourage you to patronize our advertisers and thank them for advertising with TAP:
Allstate, (908) 464-4500

Basking Ridge Country Club, (908) 766-8200, 
Delicious Heights Outpost Restaurant

Berkeley Hardware and Paint, (908) 464-2900

Berkeley Heights Community Pool

Cartridge World, (908) 771-9696 

CertaPro Painters

Coldwell Banker, Lisa Kulback, (908) 230-5449

Coldwell Banker, Lori Dahl, (908) 528-2658

College Funding Associates

Cove Carpet One Floor & Home, (908) 273-0220

Classic Construction Service, (908) 273-5252

Creative Wall Coverings & Interiors, (908) 665-7997

D’Amico Landscaping & Construction, (908) 522-3283

DeFabio Chiropractic, (908) 771-0220

Door Boy, (908) 336-1567

Edison Heating & Cooling, (908) 753-1777 

Garden of Eden Marketplace (908) 665-0011

Jodi Siegel, Mortgage Loan Originator, (908)334-4352

Kayla’s Creative Art Studio (908)516-2670

Kreder Electric Inc.. (908)464-8980

New Providence Chiropractic, (908)-665-1818

Peak Medical, (908)665-0770 

Pearly Whites Pediatric Dentistry and Family Orthodontics, (908)464-6789

Pete's Place Family Restaurant, (908)771-9300

Re/Max Integrity Advantage, MaryAnn Walsh

Smith Chiropractic, (908)464-8899

State Farm Insurance Arlette Cascella

Suburban Optik, (908)464-3322

Summit Area YMCA, (908)273-3330

Summit Psychological Services, P.A., (908)273-5558

Thrive With Jodie

TLC Computer Services, (877)926-8852

Weltman Home Services, (888)814-7432

Woodward Properties, (908)598-0155

Yogoccino Self Serve Frozen Yogurt Cafe, (908) 771-9300