Since 2013, Love Live Local has been communicating the importance of Cape Cod’s independent businesses and citing study after study that show small businesses make communities unique, create more jobs, bring in more tax revenue, donate more to local charities, are more invested in the community’s welfare, contribute less to sprawl, and value their customers more.
Since 2020, Love Live Local has been producing our own research in order to quantify, assess and analyze the importance of Cape Cod’s locally owned businesses on our local economy, as well as the impact of national trends on them.
our 2021 installment of LOCAL MATTERS –
A look into nationwide corporate concentration, consolidation and power and its impact on the local business community on Cape Cod.
Our 2020 Installment of Local Matters –
A survey and analysis detailing the impact of independent and the locally owned businesses community on Cape Cod, as compared to their national chain and corporate counterparts.