Posts Tagged "economic impact"

Buying Local: How It Boosts the Economy

Buying Local: How It Boosts the Economy

“Buy Local”—you see the decal in the store window, the sign at the farmer’s market, the bright, cheerful logos for Local First Arizona, Think Boise First, Our Milwaukee, and homegrown versions across the states.

Online Marketing Levels Playing Field

Online Marketing Levels Playing Field

There was a time when every town and city in America was home to small businesses run by hard-working and self-sufficient people — people who possessed an entrepreneurial spirit.

Entrez! Open House – A Beautiful dose of Retail Therapy

Entrez! Open House – A Beautiful dose of Retail Therapy

Marie Deleris moved to California from France nine years ago. With a background in business law, she found herself at a crossroad in life. Her new friends quickly noticed her sense of style and décor and her knack for mixing items to create a fun and colorful environment.

Why Do You Buy Local?

Why Do You Buy Local?

In honor of 12.12.12, here’s a list of the top 12 reasons why our fans buy local. Please share and help us spread the word!

Cyber Monday Doesn't Have to be a Grinch

Cyber Monday Doesn't Have to be a Grinch

Business owners: As a profitable alternative to Cyber Monday, offer exclusive or one-of-a-kind or customizable gifts as a firewall to Cyber Monday and other holiday price wars. Gift givers: Even if you don’t think you are especially creative you have more ways to customize gifts or to buy unique one…

Independent We Stand
Independent We Stand Independent We Stand