Best of Columbus Readers' Poll 2021: Retail

Here are your picks for best book store, best record shop and more

You, the Reader
The Book Loft, a 32-room bookstore, and Stauf's Coffee are mainstays of German Village's South Third Street businesses.

Best bookstore

First: The Book Loft

Second: Half-Price Books

Third: Two Dollar Radio Headquarters

Best record store

First: Used Kids Records

Second: Magnolia Thunderpussy

Third: Spoonful Records

Best women’s boutique

First: Tigertree

Second: Ladybird

Third: Vernacular

Best men’s boutique

First: Godfrey’s

Second: Samson Men’s Emporium

Third: Torso

Best T-shirts

First: Homage

Second: High Street Tees

Third: Dog N Frog

Best vintage/consignment (apparel)

First: Rag-O-Rama 

Second: Flower Child

Third: Out of the Closet

Best jewelry

First: Red Giraffe Designs

Second: Global Gifts

Third (tie): What on Earth and The Village Jewel

Best furniture, decor and home goods

First: Elm & Iron

Second: Amish Originals

Third: Trove Warehouse

Best gift shop

First: Tigertree

Second: Wild Cat Gift & Party

Third: Big Fun

Best vintage/consignment/antiques (home goods)

First: Grandview Mercantile

Second: Flower Child Vintage

Third: One More Time Etc.

Best gardening shop/nursery

First: Oakland Nurseries

Second: Strader’s Garden Centers

Third: Groovy Plants Ranch