November 15, 2018

Shop local or stop complaining

By Harry Porter General manager
This article was published November 26, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

At the most basic level, when you buy local, more money stays in the community. A story in Entrepreneur magazine states that The New Economics Foundation, an independent economic think tank, compared what happens when people buy from businesses that are located in the area that they live in versus businesses outside of their community or online. The foundation found for every $100 spent at a local business, $78 remained in the community.

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