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During the pandemic we have seen an increased awareness and public anger directed against monopolies. We are now seeing legal, political and grassroots mobilization efforts to regulate anti competitive market practices that have long plagued everyday Americans, particularly communities of color.
Dane Buy Local grant retrospective Dane Buy Local was able to catapult its impact during the...
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Amazon’s sales topped $1 billion a day in 2020, according to Bloomberg Technology. Amazon benefited disproportionately from COVID-19 and the shift towards online sales caused by the pandemic. In fact,
We’re slowly coming out of our pandemic shell. We know what it looks like to be free of Covid but what does this in-between stage look like? We’re going to take a close look at hybrid events—
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Devastation for American small businesses. Federal relief funds ran out almost instantaneously. More may be on the way, but what can be done to save small business?
Downtown on the Farm, presented by Locally Owned Murfreesboro, is BYOB (Bring Your Own Blanket) in 2020, the nonprofit announced.
Southwest Capital Bank, Community 1st Bank Las Vegas (Community 1st Bank) and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have provided $33,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to help a nonprofit foundation in Las Vegas, New Mexico, market the city to tourists.
A group pushing for more competitive markets is funneling more than $1 million into initiatives that promote stronger antitrust enforcement as U.S. regulators examine whether Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have too much power over commerce.
For local businesses in Portland, the future is bleak. Portland Buy Local recently surveyed our members and found that nearly 30 percent are considering permanently closing.
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