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Should we buy local over global products?
Local craft products support local economy.
Buying local helps support and improve the
of a community.
Local businesses help provide jobs within the community.
Global companies take their profits back to their
. This means less money is re-invested in local economies.
Global companies, like chain stores, typically hire from the local community, thus supporting the local economy.
The community, as a whole, does not actually
money because consumers have to spend so much more on the more expensive local products.