‘American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood,’ looks at three American seafood staples…What he found are some serious red flags…In some cases, the seafood we want just isn’t there because of overfishing and a lack of sustainable practices.
Now, it’s time for Congress to stand up for our small businesses by supporting the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act (MITFA).
Take a picture of you or your business with an Independent We Stand window cling and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, phone number and your business name (if you own one) with the subject line “Show Us Your Indie Pride Contest” by 5pm on August 15. Be sure to register your business if you’re not already a member!
What does the liability shift mean for your small business? If a customer presents an EMV chip card, but your business only has a magnetic stripe reader, you’ll be held liable for any fraudulent purchases made with the card.
Back-to-school season is a great opportunity for all types of businesses, not just those that offer products and services for students.
As the summer season starts winding down, it’s time to squeeze in as much local fun as possible before the kids head back to school and the season starts to change. Fortunately, communities across the country still have all kinds of festivals and celebrations planned to help you make the most of August. Whether you go for the food, the music or the socializing, these events will showcase the local flair of your community with authentic, homegrown entertainment.
In the wake of this mass exodus from physical stores, brick-and-mortar businesses – especially small businesses – have to adapt. In order to stay viable as both profitable businesses and engines of local reinvestment and job creation, these stores have to challenge the online model and draw customers back in. Here’s a look at how they can compete.
“Why should we support independent, local record stores over large, retail outlets?” He then said, “Because without your local record shop and the guys who work there, who will you talk to about music? The guy at Wal-Mart?”
South Park, San Diego held their 50th Walkabout celebration on Comic-Con Weekend, July 26. The event purpose has been to bring small businesses, in one town, together for a night; to boost sales, and community support. Here’s how the event began.
They connect farmers and ranchers with local consumers, and they offer the freshest produce from the local community. Farmers markets promote a farm-to-fork lifestyle, where food goes directly from the farmer to a family’s dinner table, without passing through cross-country distributors and national supermarket chains first.