Bringing it all back home: Local networks yield jobs, build community-attachment0

Bringing it all back home: Local networks yield jobs, build community

The most successful buy-local initiatives and partnerships “are those where everyone recognizes that having thriving downtowns, neighborhoods serving business districts, a strong base of independently owned businesses and ongoing opportunities for entrepreneurs is a community interest — not just a business interest,” says Jeff Milchen, co-founder and co-director of the American Independent Business Alliance.