The calls to “shop local” have been growing louder year after year.
Even one of the largest credit card companies, American Express, started a movement called “Small Business Saturday” to entice consumers to shop at small businesses.
It seems that society has become a bit hypocritical lately.
As a whole, we applaud entrepreneurial spirit and even encourage people to start a businesses to achieve financial success (although it isn’t always the answer or even the right thing for certain people).
But then we condemn big-box national chains for whatever reason with our next collective breath.