Your dollars recirculate through your local economy 2-4 times more than money spent at a non-local company. As your dollars move through your community, the money generates more local wealth, charitable contributions, and jobs.
A new report from Civic Economics: Unfulfilled: Amazon and the American Retail Landscape builds a deep understanding of how Amazon affects small businesses and communities across the nation — and how those impacts have changed over the years.
Actor Kevin Bacon supported our Shift Your Shopping for Good promotion in 2013. Thanks to the work of our core organizing team, we garnered amazing media attention through this hilarious video starring Melvin Macon.
In 2003, seven businesses in Grand Rapids, Michigan came together with the idea to grow an economy with one important element at its center: people.