The Voice for Independent Business
Advocates for Independent Business is a coalition of organizations seeking to ensure a vibrant future for locally owned, independent businesses. Learn more about what we’ve accomplished and meet our members.
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As the General Services Administration, which oversees the federal government's annual $50 billion in spending on commercial goods, develops a plan for moving that procurement onto an "e-commerce portal," Advocates for Independent Business has submitted comments urging GSA to... Read More
The retail industry is experiencing significant upheaval. Reporting on the issue, however, has focused almost exclusively on national chains. Now, a new national survey finds that shifts in the retail sector are playing out differently for independent businesses than... Read More
In a letter to four leading members of Congress, AIB expressed concerns over the way Amazon's growing market power is threatening the economic vitality of tens of thousands of independent businesses across the country, and how buying Whole Foods... Read More