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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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
In today's highly concentrated markets, the ability of dominant companies to exclude and impede businesses from competing has become one of the most pressing issues facing independent businesses. On the heels of a recent speech about the need for... Read More
In AIB's next roundtable call, the AIB groups will discuss their strategies to attract and retain members, sharing resources and ideas about their most effective approaches, their ongoing challenges, and their tools for keeping members engaged. The call will... Read More