Shop local: 7 independent Hilliard shops you’ll love

Shopping local has become more important than ever, so it’s a comfort knowing that when you live at The Pointe - Hilliard Apartments, you have access to a variety of local, independent shops within a few miles of home. And according to, when you shop local: 

  • More of your money is reinvested back into your community.

  • Less packaging and transportation reduces your carbon footprint.

  • Local retailers are your friends and neighbors who provide their support in return.

  • Local businesses give to charities at more than twice the rate of chains.

  • Independent shops create a truly unique community.

Here are seven truly unique businesses around Hilliard we think you’ll love. 

Prologue Bookshop

Located in the North Shore Arts District of Columbus, Prologue offers online and in-store sales, and they also offer a selection of titles from local, self-published authors. A new book club is in the works, so check back soon!

Nikworks in Hilliard provides hand-crafted art and decor, and they reinvest in projects and organizations that support underprivileged communities.

Daylight Donuts

Family-owned and operated, Daylight Donuts on Cemetery Road in Hilliard offers a breakfast, lunch, donut, and pastry menu, along with a robust selection of specialty and gourmet coffees. Try their Turkish coffee, baklava cappuccino, or Buckeye latte!

Cori’s Confections

A home-based local business operated by a Hilliard mom of three, Cori’s Confections offers a variety of cookies, scones, gift packages, and personalized iced sugar cookies for parties and other occasions. 

Hard Fought Fitness

Hard Fought offers youth and adult group fitness and personal training programs at a family-owned facility on Weaver Court in Hilliard. 

Puptown Lounge

A small family business operating in Columbus since 2008, the Puptown Lounge is an all-inclusive pet care facility offering daycare, boarding, and grooming services.

Boyd's Tire & Service

A family-owned and operated tire and automotive repair service company, Boyd’s is a reliable source for repairs, maintenance, wheels, and tires. You can find them in Columbus, Hilliard, Lewis Center, and Westerville. See their community impact page for details on events supporting local organizations, including the Ohio chapter of the Parkinson’s Foundation, the Columbus Humane Society, and the ALS Association of Central and Southern Ohio.

If you’re looking for apartments in Hilliard and shopping local is important to you, The Pointe Hilliard is just the place. When you live here, you’ll enjoy a short drive to a wide variety of independent and family-owned booksellers, retail shops, restaurants, and service providers that reinvest in the community, making it a vibrant and one-of-a-kind place to live. We’re ready to welcome you home: call (614) 344-1817 for a tour today. 

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