Ever wonder if American Shoppers really value local Small businesses?
An amazing 90 percent of Americans shop at a small business at least once each week. More than 40 percent of those shoppers visit small businesses at least three times per week!
Food and beverage stores are the biggest draw, attracting 75 percent of shoppers. Local eateries are another popular stop for small business supporters, and more than 30 percent of respondents in a recent survey also enjoy visiting local clothing stores.
Strong customer service is an important factor that keeps customers coming back. For many, the convenience of visiting a local business is a major motivator. And 63 percent of people surveyed make a conscious choice to support local small businesses.
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