The “Buy Local” Boost [INFOGRAPHIC]

In an effort to rejuvenate struggling local economies and empower small business to compete with big business, political figures and organizations have begun to popularize “buy local” movements. The goal of “buy local” campaigns is to build a healthy feedback loop wherein the community buys from local merchants who then reinvest in the community via job creation, supply procurement, etc.

We at Intuit know that many small businesses depend on the support of their local communities to be successful, which is why we developed a cash grants program for small businesses that are loved by their communities. (See our Love a Local Business for program details.) Here’s how “buy local” campaigns really impact the bottom line for small businesses. Click the infographic for an enlarged view.

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About Monica Appelbe

Monica Appelbe is a member of Intuit’s Small Business communications team. A Pittsburgh native, her favorite hometown restaurants are family-owned small businesses.
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2 comments
Katrina
Katrina

You have successfully combines my two loves; buying local and infographs. Plus I love that BALLE and AMIBA are given some love because they are both AMAZING.We have a buy local campaign here in Portland that's got some major tech teeth behind it - supportland.com.Thanks!

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