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Claire Louder: Shop Small and support our business community

Claire Louder: Shop Small and support our business community

With the holidays approaching, there are plenty of opportunities to spend your dollars outside our community. From major retailers promoting Black Friday — and even Black Thursday — specials, to Cyber Monday promotions encouraging you to buy from the Internet, the push to spend globally has never been bigger. But who are the businesses that keep our community running? Who supports your local sports team, your high school marching band, your performing arts group? According to a study by the Seattle Good Business Network, small businesses donate 250 percent more than larger businesses to nonprofits and community causes. If you spend $100 at a local business, roughly $68...

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