New Report Charts Amazon’s National Impact
The ILSR (Institute for Local Self-Reliance) has just published report detailing the struggles faced by American independent businesses. Trouble accessing bank capital and rising commercial rents are challenges documented in the report, as well as the monopolization of retail by Amazon.com (StayLocal member businesses provided their Amazon perspective here). Surveys collected from owners of New Orleans businesses surveyed are included; read the full report here.
Join The Urban Conservancy for an event dedicated to inspiring, informing, and connecting people interested in learning about what's happening in stormwater management. FYI --Front Yard Initiative--participants, other homeowners, and green sector professionals are welcome to come attend and learn about going from gray to green. RSVP here.