No Storefront? No Problem!

By: Amelia Viscay

While brick-and-mortar stores have long been the traditional face of shopping, a new wave of entrepreneurs is rewriting the rules. In the evolving digital commerce world, some local businesses have found innovative ways to adapt. Today, we highlight five incredible woman owned businesses that have flourished without a storefront!

  1. The Half Cookie https://thehalfcookie.com/

This bakery business is one that redefines the classic cookie experience. With unique flavors like “The North End” (inspired by a classic cannoli) and “Boston Breakfast” (with a glazed donut hole inside!), The Half Cookie creates remarkable cookies with their own Boston twist. Based out of Foundation Kitchen in Charlestown, with nationwide shipping every Wednesday, you can receive these heavenly creations right at your doorstep! Make sure to place your pre-orders every Friday through Sunday! If you’re local? Even better! The Half Cookie offers free pickup every Friday in Charlestown and Revere!

  1. Boards by Mo https://www.boardsbymo.com/

BoardsbyMo is a culinary masterpiece in the form of charcuterie boards. Founded in May 2020 in the midst of the pandemic, BoardsbyMo was born to spread happiness through delicious food styling. Whether you need catering for an event, a board for your next party, or a crash course in charcuterie board making, BoardsbyMo is just what you’re looking for!

  1. Maninuts https://www.maninuts.net/where-to-buy

Sisters Angelica and Diana have a passion for spreading Colombian food and culture. Also known as “Las Parceritas,” these sisters are known for event planning, delicious sweets, and their newest candied nuts business Maninits! Their signature – peanuts with a sesame seed glaze – are sure to have your mouth watering!

  1. Sweet Treats by Maria Rose https://sweettreatsbymaria.wixsite.com/sweettreatsbymaria

This business is a haven for those with a sweet tooth. These custom made cookies are truly a work of art! With custom online ordering and cookie decorating classes, you can get in on these delicious cookies too. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply craving something sweet, Sweet Treats by Maria Rose offers the perfect solution.

  1. Revere Party Rentals – reverepartyrentals@gmail.com

Revere Party Rentals is redefining the party planning experience. With a vast inventory of event essentials ranging eye-catching decor to outdoor movie screens, they transform any space into a celebration wonderland. From intimate gatherings to grand galas, Revere Party Rentals offers customizable packages to fit every occasion!

The rise of local businesses without physical storefronts is a testament to the power of innovation, creativity, and adaptability. Boards by Mo, Revere Party Rentals, Maninuts, The Half Cookie, and Sweet Treats by Maria Rose have proven that success knows no boundaries. So, next time you’re in the mood for something special, consider supporting these remarkable local businesses that are leaving a mark on their respective industries!