Press Room

Welcome to the Independent We Stand Press Room.

Here you’ll find information about Independent We Stand including press releases, fact sheets and Q&As and more.

To learn more about the Independent We Stand and the Buy Local movement, arrange interviews or for other story ideas, please email us at media@independentwestand.org.

PRESS RELEASES

FIRST OF ITS KIND MOBILE APP HELPS FIND LOCAL BUSINESSES IN A SEA OF CHAIN STORES

March 19, 2014

PLAINVIEW N.Y. HARDWARE STORE RECEIVES INDIE AWARD

December 5, 2013

FAVORITE LOCAL BUSINESSES NAMED SEMI-FINALISTS FOR INDIE AWARD

November 4, 2013

CHRYSLER GROUP CELEBRATES SMALL BUSINESS WEEK; SIGNS ON AS SPONSOR OF INDEPENDENT WE STAND

June 17, 2013

DEVOE PAINT ANNOUNCES SPONSORSHIP OF INDEPENDENT WE STAND

May 15, 2013

INDEPENDENT WE STAND LAUNCHES MOBILE APP FOR IPHONE AND ANDROID

November 11, 2012

INDEPENDENT WE STAND ANNOUNCES THE WINNER OF THE 2012 ‘INDIE AWARD’

September 10, 2012

INDEPENDENT WE STAND ANNOUNCES 2012 COMMUNITY SUPPORT INDEX FINDINGS
July 17, 2012

INDEPENDENT WE STAND LAUNCHES HOME VALUE CALCULATOR TO SHOW POTENTIAL GROWTH
May 22, 2012

INDEPENDENT WE STAND ROLLS OUT PREMIUM MEMBERSHIPS
April 5, 2012

‘TIS THE SEASON TO SHOP LOCAL
November 30, 2011

INDEPENDENT WE STAND LAUNCHES ONLINE CALCULATOR
June 21, 2011

TOP 10 REASONS TO REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS
February 2, 2011

NATIONAL MOVEMENT SEEKS TO AID INDEPENDENT BUSINESSES IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Independent We Stand encourages consumers to buy local
November 29, 2010

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS GET BOOST FROM NEW NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Independent We Stand educates on benefits of buying local
September 14, 2010

PRESS MATERIALS

Independent We Stand Fact Sheet

How You Can Get Involved

Television Spot
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NEWS COVERAGE

MSNBCMSNBC Names Independent We Stand the Website of the Week
MSNBC November 21, 2011


Wall Street Journal OnlineWeaker Coffee, Better Roads?
The Wall Street Journal “In Charge” June 22, 2011


Wall Street Journal OnlineLocal Drinking Urged for St. Patrick’s Day
The Wall Street Journal – March 16, 2011


AIB and ILSR Release National Independent Business Survey

Google Now May Shift Walmart Vs Local – Top Ways To Support Independent Shops

Forbes Magazine – March 13, 2013

You Need A Plan for the Holidays

Wall Street Journal – November 18, 2012

New App Helps Consumers Find Locally-Owned Businesses

Home Accents Today – November 11, 2012

Eight Cool Initiatives to Help Small Business Grow

American Express OPEN Forum –  August 23, 2012

North American Retail Hardware Association Discusses the Foundations of the Shop Local Movement
NRHA.org May 10, 2011

Guest Viewpoint: Help the Economy Recover by patronizing local businesses
The Register Guard February 21, 2011

Buy Year-round from Independents
Inside Business – February 18, 2011

Independent We Stand Emphasizes Benefits of Shopping Local for the Holidays
Retail Customer Experience – December 16, 2010

Independents Gain National Attention
Gourmet Business – December 2010

Small Business Owners — Choose Your Movement!
Entrepreneur.com – November 8, 2010

GIE+EXPO: STIHL Announces Sponsorship of ‘Independent We Stand
Green Industry Pro.com – October 28, 2010

Indie store group launches
Gifts and Decorative Accessories, October 11, 2010

A new kind of declaration of independence
Inside Business, October 8, 2010
Small businesses get boost from new national movement
Garden Center Magazine, October 6, 2010
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