NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A neighborhood business that features exclusively Bahamian-crafted products has been in a position to attract over 40 locally owned businesses up to now, because it now gears up for a special promotion coinciding with the country’s forty ninth Independence celebrations.
Natalie Carey, co-founder of Down Home Bahamas told Eyewitness News: “Every day of the week our plan is to have a brand promoted at as much as 15 percent off for that day only.
“After which, as much as five brands at any given time in the shop may even have a percentage off.
“It’s going to be an environment just like our grand opening. It’s going to be a celebratory mode, with beverages, sampling and music.
“We actually desired to do something special to coincide with the Independence celebrations.”
Carey added: “We now have over 40 Bahamian-owned businesses in the shop that individuals can interact with and buy from.
“The response has been great.
We now have been getting plenty of feedback from people wanting to grasp what we have now in store, and when new items are coming.
“There’s additional interest from individuals on the Family Islands and abroad inquiring about shipping items out.
“We’re really pleased with the choice of authentically Bahamian brands we have now been in a position to bring on board.”
Carey launched Down Home Bahamas, a first-of-its-kind store supporting Bahamian brands, along along with her sister-in-law Keva Carey back in March, with its storefront situated on Parliament Street within the Bayparl Constructing.
“The corporate wants Bahamian brands to achieve locals and tourists more easily, and effectively help construct a stronger small business community and higher the economy.
Among the brands being highlighted, include Hyde and Seek, BahamaLux, Abaco Ceramics, and BahamasCharms.
CocoLuxe, CrysM, For the Love of Junkanoo and iisabahamianbey may even be featured.