Support Your Local Merchant – "Shop Local"

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521 Woody Guthrie Boulevard

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Overview: Local Shopping Statistics

  • Small businesses generate $68 of local economic return for every $100 spent with them.
  • Over $9.3 billion would be directly returned to our economy if every US family spent just $10 a month at a local business.
  • Businesses with fewer than 500 employees account for 99.7% of all US employers.
  • 108 million shoppers spent $12.9 billion on Small Business Saturday.
  • Small businesses donate 250% more than large businesses to community causes.
  • Small businesses employ 58.9 million people.
  • Local business generates 70% more local economic activity per square foot than big box retail.
  • Shipping produces 1 billion metric tons of C02 a year.
  • More than a quarter of small business owners are immigrants.
  • 48% of overall growth of US business ownership is attributed to immigrant business owners.
  • 25% of local businesses closed because of low sales or limited cash flow.
  • 65% of Americans’ shopping budgets is still spent in-store.
  • 73% of searchers trust a local business more because of positive reviews.
  • 65 million local businesses have a Facebook page.
  • But only 4 million are taking advantage of Facebook advertising products.
  • 61% shop at local businesses because of their unique product selection.
  • 56% of workers at locally owned businesses have high commitment scores.

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Jerry Riley

Okemah, Ok

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