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Strength In Numbers, December 2018

Strength In Numbers, December 2018

Dear Friends, It’s the last newsletter of 2018, where non-profits are supposed to tell you how they’re going to solve big problems if you donate to them. But AMIBA isn’t the solution. You are We know our readers already are taking important steps in their everyday...
Strength In Numbers, November 2018

Strength In Numbers, November 2018

THE POLLS ARE CLOSED… NOW WHAT? LATEST NEWS 8 STEPS TO BUILDING INFLUENCE WITH YOUR NEW LOCAL OFFICIALS It’s always a good time for local business owners and organizers to develop relationships with your elected officials and civil servants, building a...
Strength In Numbers, October 2018

Strength In Numbers, October 2018

SCARY MEGA-MERGER, HOLIDAY TRICKS, AND NEW SMALL BUSINESS TREATS LATEST NEWS GET READY TO PAY EVEN MORE: JUSTICE OFFICIALS ALLOW CVS – AETNA MERGER We applauded two new federal laws this month that enabled all pharmacists to inform their patients of the least...
Strength in Numbers, August 2018

Strength in Numbers, August 2018

What’s in a Name? A lot. The names, logos, and taglines of local business groups play a big role in defining their identity and communicating who they serve. There’s a reason branding is an art — it’s important to not try to convey too much in your logo or use...
Strength in Numbers, June 2018

Strength in Numbers, June 2018

Victory for Brick and Mortar Retailers On June 21, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld South Dakota’s law requiring remote retailers doing $100,000 or more in sales or 200-plus transactions in the state to collect sales tax on purchases by in-state customers. The Court did...
Strength in Numbers, May 2018

Strength in Numbers, May 2018

Corporate Subsidies Worsen Inequality A new report from Governing documents the folly of cities subsidizing corporations that compete against locals and confirms the point we consistently encourage local business coalitions to stress: big businesses create few...

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