Top 5 reasons to Buy Local

Support Yourself

Studies have shown that when you buy from a locally owned business, up to 3 times more of your dollars are re-circulated in the local economy.

Support Your Community

Local non-profit organizations receive 250% more support from locally owned businesses.

Create More Good Jobs

Compared to 23% for chain stores, locally owned businesses spend, on average, 28% of revenue on labor. Providing more jobs to residents of the community.

Get Better Service

Locally owned businesses often hire people with a better understanding of the products they are selling and who take more time to get to know you.

Buy What You Want, Not What They Want You to Buy

A multitude of small businesses, each selecting products based not on a national sales plan, but on the needs of their local customers, guarantees a much broader range of product choices.


Become a Member

Become a member of Artlite and help your community.

When Does $1 = $14.00

A dollar spent at a locally owned store is usually spent 6 to 15 times before it leaves the community.

Why is This Important To You and Your Business?

When you buy from a locally-owned business like Artlite, you are reinvesting in your community. You are going to get better service, since we hire people who understand your needs and take the time to get to know you. We also have a vested interest in what goes on in our community and are involved in Angel Flight, Atlanta Humane Society, and City of Hope.


It is our mission to be the premier supplier of business products to you our valued customers by providing the utmost quality and care.