Current News About GO LOCAL

Find media coverage of GO LOCAL in this section as well as announcements about our programs and events.
Local Business Recovery Fund 2022

GO LOCAL and Sustaining Technologies are offering a matching funds program to help dozens of locally owned businesses strengthen their marketing to increase sales.

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MERCHANTS: Refer Local Overview and Upcoming Meetings

Refer Local is a monthly networking and referral meeting for GO LOCAL members, supporting our mission of economic development marketing through relationship building and local patronage. Get to know your fellow GO LOCAL business members and gain new customers!

Local Economic Pollinators

Resident consumption controls 70% of the economy. Buying local packs a powerful force for economic good.

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GO LOCAL and Sustaining Technologies Ink New Deal
GO LOCAL has entered into a new five-year management agreement for management services to be provided by Sustaining Technologies (ST). 
Sonoma County and the Vitality of Independent Retail
In short, the study reveals the relative strength of locally owned businesses expressed by an index score for every MSA.  They measured the retail market share for chain stores nationwide and by each MSA, with the assumption that the remaining share belonged to local and regional retailers.  The national baseline index equals 100, and Sonoma County's index is 128.3.
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Independent Retailers Outperform Many Chains Over Holidays
In an extremely challenging economic climate, independent retailers are outperforming many chains, a national survey has found.