The State of Women-Owned Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC] -- As our economy changes, entrepreneurial women are emerging as leaders of industry, bringing significant, fresh ideas to the marketplace. American Express OPEN wants to tell you .
The "buy local" movement is gaining steam around the country, as more people are opting to shop at small business instead of large chains. Wonder how to spot a small-business supporter in your neighborhood? Here are the telltale signs.