BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Made In Baltimore, the Baltimore Development Corporation-supported program that promotes locally made crafts and products, launched an online store.
“We know from our seven years of experience running pop-up stores that Baltimoreans want an easy place to shop locally,” said Andy Cook, executive director of Made in Baltimore. “The online store offers this opportunity to anyone with an internet connection – whether you live here or want to send a gift to someone out of state who loves Charm City.”
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The store features hundreds of bath and beauty products, clothing, accessories, cards, food and beverages and other products, and allows shoppers to search for items made by Black, Indigenous and Artists. of color or by women-owned businesses. or belonging to LGBTQ.
Cook said the products on the site will change seasonally.
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Made In Baltimore launched in 2015 as a pop-up store showcasing local makers and makerspaces. Since then, the non-profit organization has organized a series of pop-ups, most recently including a physical store in Remington.
In 2018, Made in Baltimore joined the Baltimore Development Corporation.
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According to its site, the group’s pop-up stores and markets have generated more than $200,000 in sales for local manufacturers.