It's easy for shoppers to get caught up in the holiday gift-buying frenzy and forget exactly where they're spending their dollars. In the spirit of the upcoming pre-Christmas rush, here's a quick rundown of the many benefits of choosing to buy from local businesses versus mega-chain stores. It's a nice reminder that our shopping decisions really do matter to the environment and economy around us.
19 reasons why shoppers should buy local (infographic)
The dollars and data behind why buying locally is better for the community, the economy and the environment.