As a small business owner, there’s no doubt that you are an expert in your field. Whether you can recommend the perfect record for a customer’s vinyl collection or whip up the tastiest pastry your community has ever known, your small business’ success is a testament to your expertise.
For nearly 100 years, McLendon Hardware has kept customers happy and Washington communities vibrant. With the support of three generations and seven communities, that tradition isn’t likely to end any time soon.
Each year, the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival brings thousands of the country’s most creative and innovative people to Austin, Texas, for a week of musical performances, product demonstrations and inspirational talks.
March will begin with the bang of Mardi Gras, continue with the vibrancy of St. Patrick’s Day and close with the liveliness of college basketball.
Main Streets are the lifeblood of our communities. They bring local residents together in shops, restaurants and community centers. They’re home to our favorite hometown traditions, like festive parades and holiday events. Main Streets put dollars into the economy and vibrancy into the community.
This time of year, love is in the air – but is it in the things you buy? In Virginia’s Hampton Roads area, the Retail Alliance makes sure that love spreads from shoppers to small businesses all year long.
Small Biz Tip of the Month: 3 Ways to Show Local Love to Your Community
Valentine’s Day is for all things sweet, from sweet-smelling flowers to sugar-filled chocolates. However, if you’re not buying local for the big day, things may quickly turn sour thanks to costly scams and disappointed valentines.
If there’s one New Year’s resolution that should still be going strong by February, it’s your commitment to local fun.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Preventing Economic Collapse by Fostering Independent Businesses