Kaddoz is a local gift recommendation application that allows users to quickly find quality gifts and walk to the store to purchase it. Kaddoz currently represents 30 small San Francisco stores and prefers quality above quantity.
Kaddoz’s goal is to promote local economies by increasing foot traffic:
“For every $100 in consumer spending with a local firm, $68 remains in the [local] economy vs. $43 for spending at a chain store. [And] for every square foot occupied by a local firm, local economic impact is $179 vs. $105 for a chain store” – http://sfloma.org/studies
Kaddoz also has a free iPhone application…