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Tell Your Community About SLN! (and why they should buy local)

At the most basic level, buying local ensures that more money stays in our community. In fact, for every $100 spent at a locally-owned store, $45 remains in the local economy. The Chamber of Commerce…

Checklist: How to handle Small Business Saturday like a champ!

Small Business Saturday is a tradition started in 2010 by American Express to encourage consumers to visit their local and smaller sized businesses. Falling on the day after Black Friday when big box stores are…

10 Reasons to Shop Local

1. Shopping local creates jobs. Most local stores hire within the community. Making them successful allows them to hire more people, which creates more jobs, and therefore more money spent locally! 2. Shopping local saves you…