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America’s Main Street Contest Celebrates Small Businesses

As part of its pursuit to promote and build up small businesses across the county, Independent We Stand (IWS) today launched the sixth annual America’s Main Street contest, “Road to Recovery.” During the three-month long contest, consumers and businesses can …

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Independent We Stand Celebrates 10 Years of Small Business Advocacy

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This year, national small business movement Independent We Stand (IWS) celebrates 10 years of supporting and advocating for small businesses. Since its beginning, the organization has focused on educating consumers on the vital economic role independent businesses play in communities …

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Next NRHA Town Hall to Focus on Independent Success

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) is hosting a series of virtual town halls to help independent home improvement retailers across North America as they adapt their operations during COVID-19. These virtual town halls are completely free and are …

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America’s Main Streets Quarterfinalist Voting Now Open

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With more than 616,000 total votes cast for 160 entrants during the nomination phase of the 2020 America’s Main Streets contest, Independent We Stand has announced the quarterfinalists and the next phase of the contest. The goal of the contest is to draw attention to …

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Independent We Stand Promotes Local Shopping During COVID-19

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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 …

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Independent We Stand Delivers Resources for Coping With COVID-19

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Shop-local movement Independent We Stand has released guidelines to help business cope with the COVID-19 outbreak. Seek expert guidance from the medical experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC has information specifically tailored for business …

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Nominations for America’s Main Street Contest Now Open

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Communities across the country are vying for the fifth annual America’s Main Streets contest, presented by shop-local organization Independent We Stand. The three-month long online contest helps small business owners, Main Street organizations and consumers reward a deserving Main Street …

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Indie Award Quarterfinalists Include 3 Hardware Stores

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Two independent hardware stores are among the 25 quarterfinalists for the 2019 Indie Award, a contest from Independent We Stand that allows people to vote for their favorite small business to earn the title of Independent Small Business of the …

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