Posts Tagged "Home Sweet Home"

New Study Shows One Way that Locals Crush Amazon

New Study Shows One Way that Locals Crush Amazon

Amazon isn’t known for losing, but there’s at least one way that local brick-and-mortar businesses undeniably outperform the online mega-retailer. Just two weeks after Amazon’s quarterly earnings report showed huge growth, a new study by Civic Economics reveals what those earnings mean for communities and local economies across the country – and they don’t mean much. The 2018 Home Sweet Home: Locals vs. Amazon study reports that local hardware and…read more →

Research Shows Why Pros Should Buy Locally

Research Shows Why Pros Should Buy Locally

These days, most consumers want to support small businesses.  Ninety percent of Americans shop at small businesses at least once a week, according to SCORE. The sentiment is encouraging, but it’s only half of the buy-local hurdle. The other half is bringing the small business message to business to business (B2B) customers. In a new study, Independent We Stand, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) and Civic Economics show…read more →

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