we appreciate the value and importance of the education the school provides to local students,” says Jeff Keller, owner of The Paint Factory.
In the era of mass merchants, he credits his family’s legacy of quality customer service for keeping both stores in business and thriving.
Since 1974, STIHL Inc. has supported thousands of local businesses and turned ‘buying local’ into a nationwide movement.
If you haven’t participated in years past or you’re hoping to make a bigger impact this year, now is the perfect time to read up on Small Business Saturday.
The leaves are falling and the weather is cooling, and with the changing season comes the familiar hoots and howls of Halloween. Before the doorbell rings with eager trick or treaters, you can make a big difference in your community by keeping your spooky spending local.
In 2013, consumers spent an estimated $5.7 billion on Small Business Saturday. Nearly 1,500 small businesses across the country hosted events to take the celebration a step further. It was the biggest Small Business Saturday yet – but now you can help make this year’s big day even bigger.
It’s free and exclusively for local businesses owners. Alignable now has thousands of communities across all 50 states where local business owners are: sharing advice and ideas, discussing local issues, and discovering new ways to work with other business owners.
Independent We Stand is excited to announce that for the fourth year in a row we are hosting our Independent Small Business of The Year award, otherwise known as the Indie Awards! The Indie Awards is all about recognizing businesses that go above and beyond for their customers and make a significant impact in their community.
AIBA has led the way to researching and identifying the real economic benefits of small businesses.
When local businesses come together across communities and across industries, they are able to learn from each other and help each other.