When people shop locally, they support their community. For every $100 spent at locally owned businesses, approximately $68 will stay in the community.
Locally owned businesses regularly employ friends and neighbours and have a vested interest in knowing how to serve the community.
One-of-a-kind businesses influence the character of small-town Alberta, and entrepreneurs are more likely to invest and live in communities that support local.
Local businesses donate more per sales dollar to local non-profits, events, and teams than chain stores. They invest in the community and its future.