Shop These Small Businesses During Independent Retailer Month

July is Independent Retailer Month, which celebrates the power of small and local businesses. Every $100 spent at local independent stores generates $45 of secondary local spending, compared to $14 for a big-box chain, according to The Institute for Local Self-Reliance. Not to mention, independent businesses bring a tremendous amount of jobs to a community. The Small Business Administration reports that, since 1990, big businesses have eliminated 4 million jobs, while small businesses have added 8 million jobs.

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Culture Shock

If you’re looking to add to your record collection, this Rockford, Illinois retailer is the place to be. You can shop new music, old box sets and other music-inspired…

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