Does Your City Need a Business Incubator?

Throughout the U.S. and Canada, business incubators have become a popular way for towns and cities to support and grow home-grown startups. If you’re considering starting a business incubator or entrepreneur center, it’s important to consider if your city needs it, or will benefit from it, before you get started. 1. Are There Other Business [...]

By |2019-02-19T20:47:06+00:00February 19th, 2019|The Shop Local Movement|

How Independent Bookstores are Making a Comeback

Book lovers will remember a time where the advent of e-books and Amazon delivery threatened to close down their local, independent bookstore. While bookstores many did close down, those that managed to survive the decade-long lows have begun to experience a comeback. While the number of independent bookstores fell by 40 percent from the mid-nineties [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:28:31+00:00February 5th, 2019|The Shop Local Movement|

10 Hot Business Ideas for Local Entrepreneurs

Growing industries, new trends, and a focus on local shopping have made for a lot of business opportunities for local entrepreneurs this year. If you’re tempted to run your own business and put your entrepreneurial skills to use, but just don’t know where to start, one of these ten business ideas may be the venture [...]

By |2019-01-16T00:27:14+00:00January 16th, 2019|The Shop Local Movement|

First Annual Summit a Hit in Las Vegas

Licensed operators representing markets from St. Petersburg, Florida to Kelowna, British Columbia gathered for their first chance to meet face-to-face in Las Vegas on September 27th for the First Annual Summit. Centered around a day-long training and learning session, the three-day conference included a dinner and awards ceremony, group trips to historic Fremont [...]

By |2018-10-24T18:56:24+00:00October 24th, 2018|Company News|