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We bring you the AMIBA Blogs and news from around the world as it pertains to local business and growing our local economies.
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.
This October, celebrate the arts during Shop Indie Art Month hosted by the American Independent Business Alliance.
One Source Direct invites you to their "Partner for Productivity Impact Hub," a platform created...
We invite you to partner with us to grow our Shop Black-Owned Campaign in February.
Why buy local? The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) says it’s to “keep things weird.” Yes, you read that right.
Industry News Feed
By Kennedy Smith, Institute for Local Self-Reliance Our new report suggests a dozen ways that civic leaders can use the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to strengthen local economies by supporting small business development. Our report suggests twelve ways in which...
Amazon’s Toll Road report finds that Amazon is exploiting its position as a gatekeeper to impose steep fees on third-party sellers.
Good for Michigan's People First Economy created a two-part mini-podcast highlighting their Move Your Money campaign. This campaign was created to spread awareness around the importance of keeping your money locally, the impacts of our current financial system, and...
Small businesses are a vital part of economically healthy, socially vibrant, and environmentally sustainable communities. AMIBA is proud to partner with the Small Business Anti-Displacement Network (SBAN). We are eager to share their recently released brown paper that...
From Cambridge Day As Amazon prioritizes delivery speed and low prices, often at the cost of its employees’ well-being, many bricks-and-mortar businesses feel they can’t compete. But cutting delivery times isn’t the only way Amazon gets ahead: Some business owners...
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