Small Businesses Lend More Support To Local Causes

Date: 1 Jan 2001 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

National retail chains frequently use charitable giving as a tool for overcoming local opposition to their expansion plans. Facing strong resistance in Western Branch, Virginia, Wal-Mart ran ads in the local paper touting the $200,000 it had given to local causes. In Auburn, California, Home Depot made charitable contributions a focal point of its campaign to overcome the community’s long-standing opposition to big box stores. … Read More