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Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, & Cyber Monday News

| Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Nov 30, 2013 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/black-friday-small-business-saturday-cyber-monday-news/

Various Sources, November 25-30, 2013

ILSR was mentioned in a number of stories related to the start of the holiday shopping season. Below are links to some of those stories:

Locally owned businesses participate in Cyber Monday – WHAS
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance and 150 Local Business organizations representing over 40,000 Local Independent businesses across North America.

The Conscious Consumer Goes Mainstream – Forbes
…than their counterparts in communities that didn’t have such a campaign, according to a survey earlier this year by the Institute for Local Self Reliance (ILSR).

Good for shoppers and business owners alike – Aitkin Independent Age
Stacy Mitchell, a senior researcher with the Institute for Local Self Reliance, agrees with the local business owners. Mitchell determined that, for every $100 …

Local Businesses Strike Back – Jackson Free Press
This reinforces a survey earlier this year by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, which found 68 percent of business owners felt more people recognized the …

Independent retailers, too, get a jump-start on the holiday rush – Omaha World-Herald
… of thousands of small businesses is the best way to ensure innovation and low prices over the long term,” according to the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.

The Edge – Stockton Record
The fine folks at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance share their 10 reasons for spending that money locally: 1. Local character and prosperity: In an increasingly …

Shop local or everybody loses – Tullahoma News and Guardian
And finally, according to Stacy Mitchell with The Institute for Local Self-Reliance, a multitude of small businesses, each selecting products based not on a …

Saturday event puts focus on small businesses – The Beverly Review
According to the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, the benefits of supporting small businesses include increasing jobs and revenue in local communities and …

Shift Your Shopping for Good at the Big Bad Woof – IT Business Net
Research from the Institute for Local Self Reliance shows that local nonprofits receive two to three times as much in donations from locally-owned businesses as …

Shop yourself within a few degrees of Kevin Bacon – CNN Money
Surveys from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance found that businesses in communities with these campaigns have higher yearly sales increases than those …

Small Business Saturday urges shoppers to think outside big box – WNEM Saginaw
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance noted in information gleaned from a survey of more than 2,377 independent businesses across 50 states and the District of …

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