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Independent We Stand is all about independently owned businesses across the country reaching out to their communities and educating their neighbors about the many benefits of “buying local.” Independent We Stand recognizes all socially responsible businesses, both large and small. The movement focuses on helping the little guys not just survive, but thrive…and all the while helping them to contribute to their community. Check out the following sections to learn more about how Independent We Stand is driving the buy local movement nationwide.

ABOUT IWS

Independent We Stand recognizes all socially responsible businesses, both large and small. The movement focuses on helping the little guys not just survive, but thrive.

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BLOG

Get the latest news, references, articles, and information covering independently owned businesses. Join the conversation and share with others.

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RESOURCE CENTER

Find everything you need to help join, promote and support Independent We Stand with articles, studies, download materials, economic calculators, and more.

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VIDEOS

See and hear first-hand stories of independently owned businesses. Please help us spread the word by sharing them with friends and family on Facebook and Twitter.

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FRIENDS

We continue to work with a number of organizations, groups and alliances that share the same interest and support for independently owned businesses.

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