Thursday, November 3, 2011

Save your local economy...

Save your local economy...three stores at a time.

Think about which three independently owned businesses you'd miss most if they were gone. Stop in and say hello. Pick up a little something that will make someone smile. Your contribution is what keeps those businesses around.

If just half the employed U.S. population spent $50 each month in independently owned businesses, their purchases would generate more than $42.6 billion in revenue. Imagine the positive impact if 3/4 of the employed population did that!

For every $100 spent in independently owned stores, $68 returns to the community through taxes, payroll, and other expenditures. If you spend that in a national chain, only $43 stays here. Spend it online and nothing comes home.

The number of people it takes to start the

Think about the difference shopping locally this holiday season could make...

There is now a FREE iPhone app that helps you locate
the fabulous "mom and pop" businesses
you'll love and won't want to lose!

LookLocal dials you into what's special nearby, featuring independent, locally owned brick and mortar businesses who have signed on as Supporters of The 3/50 Project.

(Coming soon for Android and iPad)

Pick 3. Spend 50. Save your local economy.



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