“Buy Local” Helps Main Street Merchants and Other Independents Survive Recession

Date: 1 Aug 2009 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

A growing body of evidence suggests that public enthusiasm for all things local and independent is on the rise, providing locally owned businesses with a measure of insulation from the worst effects of the recession, even as some of their biggest competitors teeter and collapse.… Read More

New Rules Project Receives the 2005 National Main Street Civic Leadership Award

Date: 8 May 2005 | posted in: Press Release, Retail | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has presented its 2005 Main Street Civic Leadership Award to the New Rules Project, a program of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR). The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the commercial district revitalization movement by an organization or individual working in the public policy arena.… Read More