We all have favorite small businesses we can’t imagine living without. They play a big part in...Read More
Author: Jennifer Risley
On November 1, the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA) will launch its Shop Indie Local holiday campaign, encouraging individuals and businesses to shift more of their holiday shopping, entertaining and dining to locally owned and independent businesses.Read More
Local economy organizers in Southwest New Hampshire have turned to crowdfunding to raise funds from local indies and community members to support Plaid Friday and Cider Monday celebrations in their region. Here’s their pitch — could this work in your community?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.