National trends show surge for certain business categories—and they’re here in Birmingham

Cahaba Cycles National trends show surge for certain business categories—and they're here in Birmingham
Getting outside in a safe way is important right now! Photo via Cahaba Cycle on Facebook

The world around us has looked a lot different in recent weeks. COVID-19 has brought a lot of struggle and hurt, and the response from our Birmingham community has made us proud every step of the way. Nationally, some business categories have found themselves positioned for a surge. We wanted to celebrate a few local companies who fall into those categories—check them out!

Cycling Shops

Spring is finally here, but the options for “things to do” is pretty limited. Many people and families are trying to spend more time outside in a safe way, and cycling can be a great way to do this.

Cahaba Cycles

  • Find locations and phone numbers on their website for their 4 locations across the Birmingham metro
  • Website

Bob’s Bikes

Delivery Services

Of course, delivery services are seeing a massive upswing around the world. It just so happens that Birmingham is home to a few of our very own.



Grocery Stores

Pretty much as essential as it gets. There are tons of options in Birmingham, but we have to admit we’re a fan of The Pig—after all, they’ve been “local since forever.”

Piggly Wiggly

Wine Stores

Hey, we get it. Especially all you home-educating parents. The rules on wine o’clock have changed. Just make sure to support local while you

Southern Roots Wines

Don’t Forget

Although we love celebrating the success of some local businesses, we would be remiss not to give a shoutout to the small businesses that have gotten hit the hardest.

At Bham Now, we ❤️our Birmingham community. We want to do our part to support the people that make our city run, which is why we’re opening our platform to share vital info. If you’re involved with a small business or local nonprofit, fill out one of the forms below and be featured for free on our site.

Join over 470 local businesses and over 90 local nonprofits that have already signed up, so don’t miss out!

Beth Cunningham
Beth Cunningham

A Birmingham transplant who can usually be found hitting a new hiking trail or restaurant opening when she's not writing stories and snapping photos for Bham Now.

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