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Institute for Local Self-Reliance Releases Results from Independent Business Survey

This year's national survey of 2,602 independent businesses from all over America found that "Local First initiatives are boosting customer traffic and improving the outlook on Main Street, but policymakers need to do more to create a level playing field and ensure that small local businesses have an equal opportunity to compete."

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Institute for Local Self Reliance Survey Results

Check out the results from the 5th annual post-holiday survey of independent businesses by the Institute for Local Self Reliance! The survey yielded powerful evidence that pro-local attitudes are growing and areas with a "Buy Local" group like Local First Arizona show significant increase in awareness and consumer support of their business. The survey tallied responses from 1,768 businesses, all independent and locally-owned, across 49 states. Here are the results:

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