Reasons to Shop Thornton

  1. It keeps $$ in our economy - Local businesses tend to reinvest a large amount of their revenue back into the local economy.
  2. It creates local jobs - Local businesses create employment and self-employment opportunities.
  3. It helps fund city services - Sales taxes fund vital services such as: police and fire protection, street repairs, trash collection, parks and recreation.
  4. It supports nonprofits - Local businesses strongly support good works in our neighborhoods through donations and contributions.
  5. It helps the environment - Shopping close to home reduces sprawl, automobile use, habitat loss, and air and water pollution.
  6. It invests in entrepreneurship - Nurturing local business helps ensure a strong community and serves as a key means for families to move out of low-wage jobs and into the middle class.
  7. It makes us a destination - The more interesting and unique we are as a community, the more we attract tourists, shoppers, and others who want to shop, stay, and eat in Thornton.
  8. It provides a happier shopping experience - You get better treatment from your neighbors.
  9. It promotes competition and diversity - Competition and diversity lead to more choices and better prices for you.
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Our Mission

... is to market and showcase Thornton-based businesses for the purpose of attracting consumers to shop locally and to educate Thornton, Colorado residents of the benefits of Shopping Thornton First.