'Tis the Season: Tell Us Where to Shop Locally for the Holidays

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We want to hear your suggestions for the best local independent stores for holiday shopping.  (iStock)

As the holiday shopping season arrives, Forum considers what local merchants have to offer over the big-box stores and online behemoths. We'll consider the challenging business climate for independent stores, and we want to hear from you: What are your favorite local stores for holiday shopping?


Ari Takata-Vasquez, founder and owner, Viscera; board member, Oakland Indie Alliance

Stacy Mitchell, co-director, Institute for Local Self-Reliance