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2011 Best in the Triangle!

Indy Best of the Triangle

Twig was voted 2011 Best Environmentally Friendly Store in the Triangle by the Indy Reader's Choice. The finalists in the category were The Scrap Exchange, Vert & Vogue and Whole Foods Market. To read about all of the other winners and finalists click here. Thank you so much to everyone who voted and who support our mission as a local eco-friendly business!

 
U.S. News & World Report Talks to Twig Owner Shawn Slome

"If you need or want to work in retirement, it's a good idea to find a place with a strong and diverse economy, such as Nashua, N.H., or Overland Park, Kan. In 2007, Shawn Slome, 57, got out of the outlet clothing business and opened up an eco-friendly products store, Twig, in Chapel Hill, NC. The year before, he designed and built a solar home. "It feels like my business has more purpose than money alone or profit," Slome says about his 1,800 square-foot store that's located in a shopping center with Whole Foods. "My staff really enjoys their work and feels like they are making a contribution, and I am enjoying my work because my staff is so upbeat about working - it has really improved my day." Excerpt from the article in US and World Report: Click here for the full article.

 
2010 Best in the Triangle

Readers' Choice poll winners announced! Best Environmentally Friendly Store - Chapel Hill's Twig! The finalists for the category included Scrap Exchange, Vert & Vogue, and Whole Foods Market. Read more here.

 
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