Statistics have proven that Amarillo is one of the best places to open your own business. Growing up here I have seen many national businesses run out of town due to our local shops.

If you love to shop local there is a new movement in town called "Keep it local Buy the Way" their mission statement reads on their website:

Our mission is to empower our entrepreneurs, to support our local economy, to create jobs, to keep taxes low and to a better quality of life.

Every year they have a day just to celebrate local businesses. It is called "Lovin Local" they encourage people to get out and shop, eat, and experience all the great things out local business have to offer! This year, the event will be on October 13th so mark your calendars!

To learn more about Keep it local Buy the Way, and learn about the benefits have shopping local go to btwamarillo.com