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Strength in Numbers, October 2017

Strength in Numbers, October 2017

Money Leaves Your Community, Amazon Smiles What happens when a non-profit that depends on local business support starts marketing for Amazon? AMIBA board member Kristi Streiffert tells the story from a small Colorado community. Debunking Myths About Immigrants and...
How to Keep Holiday Spending Local in Your Community

How to Keep Holiday Spending Local in Your Community

If you or others in your community plan to run “buy local” promotions this year and you haven’t yet developed your materials and timeline, it’s time to act! Getting an effective and consistent message out early and often is key to influencing spending decisions. Our...
Strength in Numbers, August 2017

Strength in Numbers, August 2017

Consumers and Small Businesses Win (for now)… Mandatory arbitration provisions (that fine print in which companies take away your access to the civil justice system) have enabled many corporations (e.g. Wells Fargo gouging small businesses) to get away with...
Strength in Numbers, June-July 2017

Strength in Numbers, June-July 2017

Keeping Markets Competitive in the Digital Age Amazon’s planned purchase of Whole Foods has generated long-overdue analysis of the corporation’s threat to market competition and broader discussion of the need to overhaul antitrust law. Our current laws pre-date the...
Strength in Numbers, April 2017

Strength in Numbers, April 2017

Planning Independents Week 2017 The 14th annual Independents Week celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit and freedom our local businesses embody and provides a platform to give your group or business a fresh seasonal hook to engage the media and public alike. We make...
Strength in Numbers, March 2017

Strength in Numbers, March 2017

New: Revised Guide to Creating Buy Local Campaigns that Work! It’s been the definitive introduction to developing effective campaigns for years, but just received its first major update! The 2017 edition now is available free upon request as a 12 pp pdf file,...

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