The 3 best gift shops in St. Louis

The 3 best gift shops in St. Louis
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By Hoodline - Published on April 29, 2020.

Looking to check out the top gift shops in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top gift shops in St. Louis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for gift shops.

Consumers in the St. Louis area historically spend more in May at retail and wholesale businesses than most other months of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that also offers local advertising ideas. Daily spending at St. Louis-area retail and wholesale businesses surged to $223,088 for the metro area in May of last year, second only to August with an average of $223,989, and 13% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Urban Matter

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First on the list is Urban Matter. Located at 3179 S. Grand Blvd. in Tower Grove South, the gift shop and jewelry spot, which offers home decor and more, is the highest-rated gift shop in St. Louis, boasting five stars out of 15 reviews on Yelp.

2. Bowood Farms

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Next up is Central West End's Bowood Farms, situated at 4605 Olive St. With four stars out of 41 reviews on Yelp, the plant nursery and gift shop has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Union Studio

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Botanical Heights (formerly McRee Town)'s Union Studio, located at 1605 Tower Grove Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the gift shop, art gallery and jewelry spot 4.5 stars out of 13 reviews.

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