Love Our Local Business Articles
on December 12, 2012
Helping a small business to grow can be challenging, especially when growing is the business itself.
No one understands the challenges of urban agriculture better than Mary Phillips, a woman who went into business to make some serious green — in the agricult…Read » Views: 814
on December 11, 2012
In 2002, Stacey Schumacher — an animal lover with a mind for business — founded The Texas Coalition for Animal Protection. For more than a decade now, the nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization has boosted public awareness of issues related to animal welfare. In …Read » Views: 737
on December 7, 2012
Ask Debra Baretta-Rogers why Italy is shaped like a boot and she’ll tell you. It’s to give a swift kick to the notion that sweets have to be unhealthy and exclusionary to individuals with special dietary needs.
As a result, Debra’s inspiring Penngrove, Calif….Read » Views: 851
on December 5, 2012
John and Pat Curry of Augusta, Georgia had their hearts set racing this week. And for once that reality didn’t result solely from drinking the delicious java these expert coffee roasters proudly percolate.
The brewers of Buona Caffe Artisan Roasted Coffee are…Read » Views: 758
on December 4, 2012
Nothing can put the brakes on a freight transportation company’s growth like a weak economy. Needless to say, it’s been a rough couple of years for the logistics industry. But the important work of hauling freight continues for countless businesses large and s…Read » Views: 750
on December 3, 2012
For small businesses, this holiday season isn’t looking cheerful. A recent Intuit Small Business Survey found that small businesses are surviving but not thriving, and that winter is the toughest single season of the year for them. The good news is that they’r…Read » Views: 936
on November 14, 2012
The “buy local” trend has been gaining momentum all over the U.S. as more and more consumers are beginning to understand its positive effects on them, their community, and the environment. But who in your community is the biggest local biz booster? How do you …Read » Views: 4,146
on November 14, 2012
Success in small business never comes just by wishing for it. But thanks to the new “Small Business, Big Wishes” campaign from Intuit’s Love Our Local Business project, numerous small business owners will have their wishes granted in time for the new year.
Wh…Read » Views: 720