Buying local: Bigger than the bailout

In today’s guest post, America’s Best Companies made a series of videos that do a great job of illustrating the potential impact of box stores and similar entities on a community’s small businesses.

I think they’re worth sharing, so here they are.

Each of these videos are about 90 seconds long, or thereabouts.

Food for thought, my friends. Where are you spending your money?

Britney’s Lemonade Stand, part 1 (1:26)

Britney’s Lemonade Stand, part 2 (1:37)

Britney’s Lemonade Stand, part 3 (2:06)

Britney’s Lemonade Stand, part 4 (1:45)

Britney’s Lemonade Stand, part 5 (1:43)