For every $100 spent at a locally owned business, $45 stays in the local economy, creating jobs and expanding the city’s tax base. For every $100 spent at a national chain or franchise store, only $14 remains in the community.
Embrace What Makes Breese Unique
Breese is a city of neighborhoods. Where we shop, where we eat and hang out – all of it makes our neighborhood home. Chain stores are growing more aggressive through-out Clinton County and Breese, threatening to change the unique character of our town. One -of-a-kind, independent businesses are an integral part of what makes Breese a great place to work, play and live. Here are a just a few of the reasons why everyone should support locally owned businesses.
- Keep dollars in Breese’s economy
- Embrace what makes Breese unique
- Foster local job creation
- Benefit from local owner’s expertise
Why Should You Support Your Local Businesses in Breese??
Your dollars spent in locally-owned businesses have three times the impact on your community as dollars spent at national chains.
When shopping locally, you simultaneously create jobs, fund more city services through sales tax, invest in neighborhood improvement, promote community development and contribute more to local causes.