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Little Laos’ Holiday Shopping Guide

While holiday shopping is underway for many in Lao America, many are still contemplating what to buy for their loved ones. Tis’ the perfect season to spread your hard earned money and buy from local Laos-based entrepreneurs and businesses. The gifts aren’t just unique and locally sourced, but majority of these businesses return their investment back to the community with a conscious. While the big box chains are always convenient to the typical shopper, they don’t always offer the best bang for your buck, financially and socially. There’s no argument that supporting small businesses is good for the local economy. There are almost 28 small businesses in the US, with over 50% of the working population working in the sector, generating over 45% of new net jobs since 1995. Read this¬†point-by-point summary of why we need to support more small businesses. In other words, entrepreneurs are¬†working it in the daily hustle creating and spreading more local wealth than the public cares to know about. There are plenty of US-based Laos products imported or made right …