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Mount Vernon Building Center

Mount Vernon Building Center

Since 1981, Mount Vernon Building Center has supplied the Pacific Northwest with employee expertise and quality building materials. This independent, locally owned business has made a name for itself overseas.

Sequin Lumber – Where Lumber is a Family Affair

Sequin Lumber – Where Lumber is a Family Affair

The lumber and building materials business practically runs in the family at the Sequin Lumber Company of Bay County, Michigan. Since 1954, this independent lumberyard has been owned and operated by three generations of the Sequin family.

Giving Back To The Community This Memorial Day

Giving Back To The Community This Memorial Day

In time for Memorial Day observance, Wayne Kato, local business owner of Painter’s Warehouse in Honolulu, Hawaii, and his coworkers recently painted the main entrance to Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Small Business Owners Buy Local, Too

Small Business Owners Buy Local, Too

American Express OPEN Small Business Monitor reports that the majority of small business owners purchase and source products from other small businesses.

Community Involvement Equals More Business – A real Win/Win!

Community Involvement Equals More Business – A real Win/Win!

In today’s tough economy small businesses need to be creative in generating new clients. Here’s a thought – give back to your community! By getting involved in your community through non-profits, your local chamber or government; you would be getting word out about your company and products while helping your own community.

Small Businesses Give More, And For The Right Reasons!

Small Businesses Give More, And For The Right Reasons!

In honor of National Volunteer Week, we’re showcasing the contributions of small business owners to their community. We conducted the Second Annual Independent We Stand Community Support Index, to gauge the level of involvement small businesses have with local charities.

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.

Independent We Stand
Independent We Stand Independent We Stand