Shop Durham Program

We love Durham and believe that local businesses build stronger communities.

In under a year Best of the Bull page’s following went from 0 to over 10,000 followers simply because we were sharing what makes Durham, well, Durham. Great people and great local businesses. So we thought how could we benefit and connect the community so they can continue to discover more of Durham? That’s where ‘Shop Durham’ came in! We designed the program to reward you for shopping locally, but it’s not just about saving. It’s a mindset. It’s a reason to choose local first next time you need a gift, a cup of coffee, a quick bite to eat, a new outfit.

With a Shop Durham Card you can get sweet rewards for keepin’ it local and get the added enjoyment of supporting a great local business or discovering a new favorite. Save at over 130 locally owned businesses!

You’ll get access to exclusive discounts and special offers at locally owned Durham businesses all year long! No need to keep track of points, simply present your card when you make a purchase. You can save and support local all at once!


How do I Join as a Business Partner?

We created Shop Durham to encourage the community to keep their dollars in Durham. The Shop Durham card helps motivate customers to get out and support the unique local businesses in their town in exchange for an exclusive discount that we like to call a reward. We’ll help put your business in front of thousands of Durham residents and businesses using our extensive social media platforms, website, newsletter, local partners, sponsors, and Guides to Durham series.

To partner with Shop Durham and Best of the Bull, simply create a special offer or discount for Shop Durham card holders. We can assist you with this, just ask! You’ll be part of our extensive network of local businesses for free.  You’ll get happy, loyal customers who are likely to spread the word about their experiences. Happy cardholders, happy businesses – we call that a WIN-WIN! We understand you’ve got a business to run! It takes 5 minutes to fill out the form. Let us do the work to help customers find you and keep coming back!