November 23rd, the Friday after Thanksgiving, means Black Friday to most, but Monadnock Buy Local and other independent business alliances across the country are urging citizens to take back the Friday after Thanksgiving and...Read More
The Louisville Independent Business Alliance is applying the Shift Your Shopping campaign idea to their annual holiday contest. Formerly called the Holiday Passport Contest, this year shoppers can enter to win $1,000 shopping...Read More
By Becky McCray, November 2015 Shift Your Shopping sounds like a great idea, but how do you make it work in a local retail business? What do you need to do today to make more sales throughout the holidays? To help local business...Read More
Support Your Local, Independent Merchants
Let’s build an annual tradition that strengthens local economies, expands employment, nurtures a sense of community, and provides a more relaxed, fun, and rewarding gift-buying experience.
If you join us in shifting those dollars to locally owned, independent businesses, we’ll all generate 2-3 times as much economic activity in our community than if we had spent our money at a national chain.