Here's another reason small businesses should stay optimistic

TV personality Ty Pennington is hosting a new streaming show called “Small Business Revolution” that strives to “shine light back on the charm of those small towns and the small businesses.”

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Pennington and the show’s creator, Amanda Brinkman, joined FOX Business’ “After the Bell” to discuss the project and what they’ve seen while traveling around to different parts of the U.S.

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“One thing [these businesses] have in common is that they're usually on a main street in a small town that really needs to have more energy, more zest,” Pennington, the former host of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” said. “And you're just trying to get your business to be the spot that people go to.”

Brinkman said we’re seeing a “pendulum swing” where millennials, especially those with families, want to move to smaller communities for a higher quality of life.

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“But they need to feel like there are businesses that they want a patron” to meet their needs, she said.