TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Downtown Tucson Partnership is trying to keep holiday spending within the local economy.
Businesses already are looking forward to a holiday season in which visitors are encouraged to spend their money in places such as Fed by Threads and Proper restaurant.
"By bringing attention to one of our businesses, we advocate for all of our businesses," said Alok Appadurai with Fed by Threads. "We're expecting to double from last year."
"We are actually rolling out a new menu," said Tafao Faumuina with Proper. "We all refer people to other places."
StartFragmentThis particular gift card allows 95 cents on every dollar to go the business at which the card is spent. The other five percent goes toward marketing the card. Money spent locally bolsters sales tax revenues and allows local businesses to grow and add more jobs.EndFragment
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