2018 Progress Edition
These local businesses support the local arts, theater, and entertainment in our region.
Mercantile on State
Mercantile on State is a community marketplace owned by Kristen Dempsey and Carla Richards. It is a space where local crafters can sell their products so they don’t have to find a storefront or consignment shop where the items can be sold. The owners originally had an online boutique. However, after some thought they decided that the community needed a place for everyone to be able to showcase their amazing talents while expanding their own business.
The main goal of the marketplace is to ultimately bring the Mountain Empire community together and create a shop unlike any other. All the while, helping other small business owners who can’t take on a storefront of their own. They currently have over 50 vendors who sell a variety of clothing, handmade soaps, homemade décor items, edible cookie dough and other items like wooden signs and photography pieces.
Visit Bristol’s Shopping Destination today located at 618 State St. in the original H.P. Kings building or check out their Facebook for more information.