Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Why Buy Local? An Independent Retailer Speaks out about American-Made

I'm just another independent retailer struggling to stay in business, competing against the big box stores, trying to keep the variety, service and quality that our shop offers after 32 years in business. Many large companies choose to sell inferior imports from China, a country with low or non-existent standards of food safely. This seriously compromises the concept of quality and standard of family pride that many long-time American manufacturers have assured Americans for years was their mission.