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Why Shop Indie
More Reasons to Shop Indie...
✴Embrace enthusiasm and expertise
Local retailers are your friends and neighbors, have a vested interest in knowing how to serve you, and they’re absolutely passionate about what they do. Take advantage of it.
✴Conserve tax dollars
Buying local means less infrastructure and more money to beautify your community. Buying local instead of online ensures that sales taxes are reinvested where they belong: in your community.
✴Reduce environmental impact
Buying from a local business conserves energy and resources: less fuel for transportation, less packaging, and products that you know are safe and well made, because your local retailers stand behind them.
Besides the pleasure of knowing your local retailers, studies have shown that local businesses donate to community causes at more than twice the rate of chains.
✴Invest in entrepreneurship
Creativity and entrepreneurship are what the American economy is founded upon. Nurturing local business ensures a strong community.
✴Create local jobs
Local businesses are better at creating higher-paying jobs for our neighbors.
✴Make your community a destination
The more interesting and unique a community, the more it will attract new neighbors, visitors and guests. This benefits everyone.
Learn more about shopping indie at Indiebound.org.