Photo courtesy of independentwestand.org There’s something special about Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. A rural community with only 3,000 residents, Wellsboro is small—but beloved. It’s the kind of place where one of the only independent, family-owned department stores in the country can still thrive, and it’s a hometown where high school classmates return to build their own business. By all accounts, the local spirit is alive and well in Wellsboro… Continue reading at independentwestand.org >> Read more.
Apple is, as you know, one of the world’s largest companies. But you might not think of Taylor Swift as one of the world’s most successful independent businesswomen. So what happens when the entertainer takes on the computer Goliath? A victory for the independents, that’s what — as Jonathon M. Trugman of the New York Post explains. Read more.