Member Criteria

Shop Local Raleigh has adapted its membership criteria from the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA).

SLR members must meet ALL of these requirements:

  • Private, Employee, Community or Cooperative ownership
  • Owned in majority by area resident(s)
  • Full decision-making function for the business lies with its owner(s)
  • No more than 10 outlets, bases of operation lie within a single state

If you have questions about these criteria or are unsure of your business’s qualifications, please contact

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