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Amore Coffee — Serving up community, one cup at a time

Tara Wright never dreamed she would own a coffee shop when she began working as a barista at Amore Coffee.  She started making drinks as a way to supplement her income and fell in love with the community.  The customers, staff and suppliers genuinely liked each other and wanted to be together.  She found a […]

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April 28, 2021

Independent Businesses Launch Coalition to Fight Monopoly Power

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March 8, 2021

Women-owned businesses are a driver to our economy. Find out why.

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February 22, 2021

Black-owned business vital to our community. Here’s how you can help.

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January 20, 2021

Bank Local! Drive Growth in Your Community

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January 19, 2021

ERC provides employers with quick access to funds

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January 15, 2021

New PPP Loans are available. Here are the basics.

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November 25, 2020

Book sales are up, but this independent bookstore still feels pandemic’s sting

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November 16, 2020

10 Ways to Help Save Local Business

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October 26, 2020

Moon Palace Books: Adapting its Business with Agility and Care

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October 5, 2020

Key Insurance — Risky Business!

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September 28, 2020

How Minneapolis-based Two Bettys Green Cleaning got through the worst of the downturn

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September 23, 2020

MetroIBA Celebrates Independent Business for the 5th Year!

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