Local quotes

Sources:

The Benefits of Doing Business Locally By Jeff Milchen http://reclaimdemocracy.org/independent_business/local_business_benefits.html

http://www.city-data.com/city/Raleigh-North-Carolina.html#ixzz0xp4kxhZ5

AIBA Economic Impact case study – Dec. 2002

Big Box Retail And Austin – Oct. 2004

Anderson Study of Retail Economics, Chicago, IL – Oct. 2004

Civic Economics study on Grand Rapids, Michigan – Sept. 2008