Grassroots effort growing to support locally owned businesses in New Albany
... fliers tout some of the advantages of buying local — including the amount of money that stays within the community when purchases are made from independent establishments. Locally owned businesses are more likely to employ area residents and support other independent establishments, Terrell said.
“The impact is three times more when you spend your dollars at a locally owned business as opposed to a chain store,” he said.
Terrell added the movement is intended for all independent businesses, not just the ones located downtown.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Andy Terrell on buying locally and various independent small business joys -- in the Tribune.
The Tribune's Chris Morris chats with Andy Terrell about the importance of buying local, and previews the buy local/independent small business meeting scheduled for tomorrow evening (6:00 p.m. brainstorming, 7:00 p.m. meeting; upstairs at Wick's; agenda here). Note that attendees will be able to eat and drink (a server will be on duty), and that The Big Wick will be providing a few appetizers.