This July 4, celebrate more than American independence. Give a nod to your independence as an independent business owner, too. After all, Independence Day is about celebrating what makes America strong – and that includes small and local businesses.
With the arrival of July, independence is top of mind – but are independents? The American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA) will celebrate Independents Week during July 1 through July 7, in order to make America’s independents known.
A one-stop-shop for unique gifts and event-centric goods, Bering’s has served the Houston, Texas, community since 1940. What began as a lumber yard has evolved into a unique retail destination over the course of several generations. As it turns out, that diversification put this family business in the perfect position to help when the Houston community needed it the most.
Why celebrate American independence for just one day in July? With Independent Retailer Month, independence is top-of-mind throughout July, in celebration of the independently owned retailers who keep American communities strong all year long. Are you ready to celebrate?
In delivering a long-awaited decision on Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court closed a decades long tax loophole that gave online-only retailers an unfair advantage over local brick-and-mortar businesses.
Since 1954, Standard Paint & Flooring has served its local community of Yakima, Washington. Over the course of three generations, the entirely family-owned business has grown to include multiple locations throughout southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon
Known as “The Heart of Harford” for its position as the Harford County seat, Bel Air, Maryland, offers good schools, charming history and a lively downtown. In particular, that downtown district is the product of local organizers’ hard work and genuine connection to the community.
Father’s Day is June 17 – have you found the perfect gift for Dad? If not, there’s still time to find something meaningful, but you have to look in the right place. Whether your dad is funny and adventurous, cool and savvy or all of the above, chances are good that the right gift will come from a local business.
If a small business is going to succeed long term, it has to adapt to changes in the market. A strong connection with the community also helps. Fortunately, 21st Century Paints in Toledo, Ohio, has both adaptability and a community bond.
On June 6, thousands of people around the world will hit the streets for Global Running Day. This annual occasion is all about embracing movement, no matter how fast you move or how far you go.