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Independent We Stand Promotes Local Shopping During COVID-19

Shop-local movement Independent We Stand is offering free resources to help small businesses keep sales strong during the impact of COVID-19.

The organization recently released a list of five ways customers can support small businesses. Among the organization’s tips is to encourage customers to shop small businesses for everyday essentials like hand sanitizers, cleaning supplies and gloves. Other ways of supporting small business while prioritizing your health and safety and that of employees is to order items for delivery to reduce potential exposure.

Independent We Stand is offering free social media graphics.

Independent We Stand has also outlined ways small business leaders can receive operational and financial support during the COVID-19 pandemic. The article includes links to the Small Business Administration’s COVID-19 support tools and recommendations to seek advice from experts to help stabilize your business in uncertain times.

The shop-local organization is also releasing an array of eye-catching graphics businesses from all industries can proudly display on social media to promote the importance of shopping local. Featuring graphics for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, the social media kit is available to download for free.

About Todd Taber

Todd is trends editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. He graduated from Indiana University where he majored in journalism and French. Throughout his career, he has aimed to highlight small businesses and their community value. He joined NRHA in 2017.

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