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

BE VOCAL AND NOMINATE LOCAL, YOUR FAVORITE BUSINESS COULD WIN $10K IN CASH AND PRIZES

September 12, 2016

WASHINGTON TOWN WINNER OF INAUGURAL “AMERICA’S MAIN STREETS” CONTEST

June 3, 2016

INDEPENDENT WE STAND TAKES ICONIC ROUTE 66 THROUGH AMERICA’S MAIN STREETS

March 7, 2016

MAKE YOUR MAIN STREET AMAZING THROUGH ONLINE CONTEST

February 8, 2016

DO IT BEST CORP ANNOUNCES ASSOCIATE SPONSORSHIP OF INDEPENDENT WE STAND

January 11, 2016

APPAREL, HOME DECOR AND GIFT SHOP IN VIRGINIA WINS THE INDIE AWARD

December 16, 2015

NORTH AMERICAN RETAIL HARDWARE ASSOCIATION AND INDEPENDENT WE STAND ANNOUNCE FINDINGS OF HOME SWEET HOME STUDY AT NATIONAL HARDWARE SHOW

May 6, 2015

INDEPENDENT WE STAND ANNOUNCES WINNER OF 2014 INDIE AWARD

December 17, 2014

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

 

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

June 17, 2013

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

NEWS COVERAGE

CNN

America’s Favorite Small Business Is…
CNN Money December 5, 2013

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


Tire Pros Supports Small Business Saturday

Modern Tire Dealer – November 2015

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

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