When you purchase at Unity businesses rather than at big-box or in the City, more money is kept in the community. Purchasing local helps grow other businesses as well as the Unity tax base.
Local business owners donate much more to local charities than non-local owners.
The unique character of the Town of Unity is what brought us here and keeps us here.
Travelling to shop out of Unity costs $ and creates pollution.
Small local businesses are the largest employers nationally.
Local businesses often hire people with more specific product expertise for better customer service.
Local businesses are owned by people who live in Unity and are more invested in the community's future.
Local businesses require comparatively little infrastructure.
A marketplace of several small local businesses is the best way to ensure innovation and low prices over the long-term.
A healthy and successful local business community in Unity will encourage more business development and investment.