March 13, 2015 at 12:59 pm | In West Seattle businesses, West Seattle news
“Today we’re welcoming The General Store Seattle as a new WSB sponsor. New local sponsors get the chance to let you know what they’re all about:
The General Store Seattle focuses exclusively on US-made, locally produced items that are unique and hand-picked with an eye for quality, says proprietor Claire E. Jones (at right). “Our customers continually praise the high quality of our products and they love that their money is going directly back into their communities. They seek us out because they know they can find one-of-a-kind items that more than replace the lower-quality products found at big box retail chains.”
Claire says The General Store Seattle is inspired by the traditional general stores – some clothes, some household goods, some food-related items, all locally sourced, with her suppliers at most a few hours away from Seattle. Sourcing locally can get expensive sometimes, but Claire works to do the research necessary for you to be able to shop with The General Store Seattle and find merchandise at fair prices.
This weekend, The General Store Seattle has a special sale – 5% of your purchase will be donated to the charity of your choice. Go here to get full details.
The General Store Seattle is open Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 am-7 pm, on the street level at 3400 Harbor SW (map) – and you can shop any time via the store’s website, atthegeneralstoreseattle.com.
We thank The General Store Seattle for sponsoring independent, community-collaborative neighborhood news via WSB; find our current sponsor team listed in directory format here, and find info on joining the team by going here.“
OCTOBER 16, 2014 NEWSLETTER
The General Store Seattle
We are absolutely thrilled to announce to the world our new retail venture, The General Store Seattle. We at the General Store believe in giving our customers an easy and efficient way to make thoughtful purchasing decisions. We do this by providing goods that only come from local, regional, and national suppliers.
All of our products, including food, household items, body products, clothing and accessories, and more, are hand-picked by us from US producers with a focus on the Pacific Northwest. Over time, this will improve not only our economy but also our self-sufficiency as a region.
Our first brick and mortar hub is located in the up-and-coming neighborhood of West Seattle as part of the ActivSpace complex at 3400 Harbor Ave SW. Inventory will be sold both in person and online so that customers who wish to put their hard-earned money directly back into their communities can shop in our store, pick up online orders, or receive bike or mail carrier delivery.
You (yes you!) can help us at The General Store Seattle create a better future with stronger communities! We wholeheartedly invite you to become a part of this endeavor by:
- Visiting our website to get a feel for who we are and what we’re about!
- Spreading the word about The General Store Seattle. Tell your friends or like and share our page on Facebook!
Your support and generosity can make a world of difference!
3400 Harbor Ave SW, Ste. 105 Seattle, WA 98126