Going Local: Quantifying the Economic Impacts of Buying from Locally Owned Businesses in Portland, Maine

December 5, 2011

MECEP research and analysis finds that when consumers buy from locally owned businesses they have a much greater positive impact on Maine’s economy than when they spend at national chain stores.

by Garrett Martin and Amar Patel

Going Local: Quantifying the Economic Impacts of Buying from Locally Owned Businesses in Portland, Maine

See also: Fact Sheet: Buying Locally Pays Big Dividends for Maine’s Economy