Business Directory Category: RETAIL

Fire Doll Studio

Fire Doll Studio is a Champaign, Illinois, based independent woman-owned artisan chandlery with a passion for health, sustainability, and the art of candle making.

The Literary

The Literary is a bookstore & bar serving up the finest wine, beer, and reads on planet earth. Lit is all about community, connection, and getting together around things that light us up.

Golden Weather Goods

Golden Weather is a home and lifestyle shop offering goods that reflect the simple joys of warmth and light. We’re inspired by bright, modern spaces with an emphasis on slowly made products by independent brands.

Exile on Main Street

Record store that also dabbles in vintage video games, movies and local art. Formerly a place where you can go listen to local music.


Based in Champaign IL, our store carries carefully nurtured house plants and stylish décor items that will compliment your home. Believing that greener is happier, we aim to emphasize the aesthetic and well-being benefits of plants. We are pleased to assist you in finding your growing happiness.

Plant Mode

Plant Mode is a small, indoor plant shop that offers retail, design, and installation services. They focus specifically on indoor plant life and care. Take a look at their locally-sourced gifts and wares, including candles, stickers, thrift finds, and art.

Jane Addams Book Shop

Jane Addams Book Shop is a locally-owned, independent bookstore that has been in business since 1984. With more than 70,000 titles in our shop it is hard to say they specialize, but they have a number of very well-stocked sections that span fifteen separate rooms on three floors.

Ten Thousand Villages

Ten Thousand Villages is a fair-trade retailer of artisan-crafted home décor, personal accessories, and gift items from across the globe. Artisans receive a fair price for their work, cash advances, prompt final payment, and long-term buying relationships.


Ragstock is a Midwest retailer specializing in women’s and men’s new and recycled clothing and accessories. They offer the hottest fashion trends paired with timeless vintage styles at an affordable price. Their eclectic store environment provides a unique shopping experience where each person can create their own distinct style.

Live Action Games

Live Action Games is Champaign-Urbana’s largest independently-owned vintage video game store. Buy, sell, or trade classic and modern video games and systems.