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Ice Cream Shop Adds Flavor to Detroit Neighborhood

Detroit’s Eastern Market bustles with funky retail stores, a farmer’s market, and live music on Saturdays. But as Brittney Mabry and her family strolled through the popular outdoor shopping district …

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Central Point, Oregon and Anthony, NM Are the July City Winners!

Fans love businesses in Central Point, Oregon and Anthony, New Mexico! Central Point and Anthony are our two July city winners for Intuit’s Love A Local Business City Challenge, after …

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Stockton: A Far from “Miserable” Place to Do Business

Stockton is located in the heart of fertile California’s Central Valley, but based on recent press, you would think the city was a wasteland where dreams go to die. In …

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Marie’s Bed and Biscuits of Charlotte, Michigan Wins $25,000

Love A Local Business has gone to the dogs — the dog kennel, that is!  July’s winner of our LoveALocalBusiness.com Hiring Grant is Marie’s Bed and Biscuits of Charlotte, Michigan.  …

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8 Cities that Support their Small Businesses

Whether you’re looking to relocate or expand your company, you should consider taking a closer look at municipalities that are doing a good job supporting their local small businesses. Here …

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How Small Businesses Cash in on County Fairs [INFOGRAPHIC]

The summer months are designed for community activities. Families escape the heat at the local pool, cheer on their local baseball team at the ballpark, and seek out entertainment and …

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The Love A Local Business City Challenge Is Underway

Looking for cash to help run your business? Get your hometown involved! We’re giving away $50,000 in grants to the cities that love their local business the most. Intuit’s City-by-City …

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Sipping N’ Painting Wins Intuit’s $50,000 Grand Prize

Sipping N’ Painting has won the $50,000 Grand Prize in Intuit’s Love A Local Business grant competition.  Just last week, the company won our June grant and became one of …

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Brew The Right Thing: The Local San Diego Sells Local Events

The Local Eatery and Drinking Hole in San Diego is a thriving independent bar and restaurant near the Gaslamp District, where it’s been making a name for itself as a …

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Intuit Shares the Love with Jefferson City!

Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, is one of of two city winners of Intuit’s Love A Local Business City Challenge.  Over 350 businesses in the area were nominated …

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East Lansing Loves Local Businesses

East Lansing, Michigan showed its love of local businesses in June by nominating over 300 of its hometown businesses for a grant from Intuit’s Love A Local Business grant competition. …

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Sipping n’ Painting of Denver Wins $25,000

The winner of our $25,000 Intuit Hiring Grant for June is Sipping n’ Painting of Denver, Colorado.  Co-owner Susie Grade was thrilled to hear that her 1.5-year-old business would be …

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Three Twins Cranks Out Organic Ice Cream Success

I’m blessed to have been born with a twin brother. I’ve also worked as a soda jerk in a San Francisco ice cream shop one summer while I was in …

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VerTerra Turns Fallen Leaves Into Growing Business

While traveling through a remote area of India, Michael Dwork’s mind was taken aback by the sight of women on the roadsides of villages that appeared to be baking palm …

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East Lansing and Jefferson City Turn Love Into Cash

The results of our June 2011 City-by-City Love a Local Business Competition are in!  East Lansing, Michigan and Jefferson City, Missouri received the most votes for small businesses in their …

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