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Holiday Shopping Goes Local and Independent

Holiday Shopping Goes Local and Independent

(We will update this 2015 commentary template for the holiday season in October of 2017) For years now, it seems corporate chains and online giants have garnered an ever-greater share of our holiday spending. Not only has more of our retail economy consolidated into...
10 Ways to Capitalize on Small Business Saturday

10 Ways to Capitalize on Small Business Saturday

The annual Small Business Saturday campaign helps bring attention to the value of patronizing independent businesses in communities across America for holiday shopping, dining and services. Founded by American Express in 2010, the event has become a powerful force for...
Holiday Campaign and Event Ideas

Holiday Campaign and Event Ideas

Hold a “Pro-test” For Indie Businesses Think Local Umpqua took their holiday campaign to the streets on Black Friday with staff and volunteers holding signs at a prominent intersection. In just a few hours, TLU generated great news coverage and hundreds of...

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