Know before you shop. The web is a great place to learn about products. There many stores that have thrown together online stores. This section of Ft Collins, Co dot US lists local stores and online stores serving Fort Collins, Colorado. If you happen to own a store and don't see your site, please feel free to add it.
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REI (*) Recreation Equipment, Inc is the place to find quality biking, climbing, kayaking and camping gear. REI is a buyer's cooperative. If you join REI, you get an annual dividend based on your purchases.
Ace Hardware (merchant profile) Ace is a business cooperative of hardware stores. You can order online and get free shipping to the Fort Collins stores at 215 S College Ave, 1001 E Harmony Rd, or the Poudre Valley Coop at 225 NW Frontage Road.
Vitamin Shoppe (*) The Vitamin Shoppe offers nutritional supplements, herbs and eco friendly products. They are located at 2600 South College Ave in Fort Collins.
Spirit Halloween (*) Spirit Halloween is a seasonal Halloween Superstore by Spencer's Gifts carrying costumes, haunted house decor and animatronics. They have locations at The Square in Fort Collins, on Eisenhower Blvd in Loveland and online in cyberspace.
Local Flavor (*) - review Local Flavor is a national site with local deals created by a team of local deal experts in Fort Collins.
Rite Aid (*) Rite Aid is a national chain offering health and pharmaceutical products. The Fort Collins Rite Aid is located at 1103 West Prospect Road.
The Parlour (www.theparlour.net) A swank boutique salon near Old Town Fort Collins.
Gaiam (merchant profile) Gaiam is an oline store from Boulder with a great selection of organic and sustainable living products.
Colorado Baggage (www.coloradobaggage.com) Colorado Baggage carries quality luggage, brief cases, computer cases, backpacks and related travel accessories. The Fort Collins store is at 215 East Foothills Parkway.
Gymboree (Profile) Gymboree offers a play space and clothing for kids. The is currently a franchise in the Foothills Fashion Mall.
PowerMundo (www.powermundo.com) - review PowerMundo seeks to create and sell sustainable living products in third world nations, and possibly the US.
Just Between Friends (loveland.jbfsale.com) JBF organizes consignments sales. Sales often include kid stuff, maternity clothes and other fun items.
Poudre Valley Coop (pvcoop.com) Founded in 1947, Poudre Valley Coop is a agricultural supple store currently located at 225 North West Frontage Road. (NOTE you can order online at Ace Hardware and pick up in store.
Pedestal Source (www.pedestalsource.com) - review Pedestal Source is a manufacturer of display pedestals.
Carolla's Beeswax (carollas.com) Carolla's offers beeswax based skin creme and lip balm.
BeginAgain & SprigAgain (www.beginagaintoys.com) - review BeginAgain and SprigAgain toys is design kid-powered toys made of sustainable materials that will connect kids with nature.
Rent-A-Center (Profile) Rent-A-Center offers furniture, appliances and electronics with a rent to own contract. You can rent online and pick up locally. RAC has a store at 281 East 29th Street in Fort Collins.