Smith: Denoting a person skilled in creating something with a specific material.
Trade: The business of buying and selling or bartering commodities; commerce.
Mercantile: A general store.
Our first and original retail location in beautiful downtown Stillwater, MN is located at 229 S Main Street - a half block from the breathtaking St. Croix river's edge. A building bursting with nostalgia, original wood flooring, high ceilings with metal ceilings, a front, back and side entrance and a outdoor patio for events and artisan collaboration. A beautiful historic setting.
Company mission statement
Smith + Trade Mercantile is representing the community of Craftsman, Artisans and Merchants that put passion into the products they provide.
Meet the Smith’s!
Our mission is to provide a retail brick and mortar experience supported by online marketing and eCommerce for Minnesota or St. Croix Valley merchants who want to showcase the best Minnesota has to offer.
Company philosophy and vision
Our Values include Community, Family Friendly, Giving Back, and Locally Hand Crafted.
Our Vision is to create an experience that can be replicated to other regions or cites that foster a cooperative environment between small businesses and community that is currently successfully modeled in Stillwater, MN.
Smith + Trade Mercantile would also like to expand on our vision and develop other areas of the company.
Our short term goal is to provide the artisans the opportunity to jumpstart their business and build their brand in a shared workplace that offers a unique buying experience showcasing the best the region has to offer in curated, handcrafted goods. With the long term goal of supporting each other collaboratively with an expanded marketplace that is like no other - a market place built on the experience of the mercantile. With a shared goal of showcasing our Smiths and building their brand alongside the Smith and Trade brand.
Locals, visitors, tourists. Young families who feel it’s important to shop local and support the local craftsmen in the area. Empty Nesters who love to travel, (maybe with their dog) sight see and embrace the communities they visit.