Over 60 million Americans work for a small businesses. The pandemic has wreaked havoc on small businesses but shopping small is one thing you can do to support owners, workers, and other Americans trying to make ends meet.
According to a CBIZ study released in October 2020, small and mid-sized businesses in the United States have demonstrated a disproportionate impact from the COVID-19 pandemic, with over 43% surveyed reporting a significant to severe impact. The smaller the business, the more harmful the shutdown has been. The same report indicates nearly 48% of businesses with 1-4 employees have experienced a significant or severe impact. For businesses with 20-49 employees, 37% noted a significant or severe impact.
The Consciously plugin allows you to shift purchases from large to small companies while shopping on Amazon.