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Louisville Ky businesses see a pretty good year

Survey Shows Big Gains for Independent Businesses Served by Groups Like LIBA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 20, 2016) – A survey of independent business owners yielded powerful evidence that pro-local attitudes are growing, driving customer traffic and indicates the educational work of the Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) and more than one hundred similarly-organized groups are yielding large benefits for their members and local economy. The annual survey by the Institute for Local Self Reliance (ILSR) tallied responses from 3,259 independent businesses. Just under half were retailers while service providers, manufacturers, farmers, banks, restaurants, wholesalers, and others comprised smaller portions. Among the…