The Internet has made it easier for a small company to become a big company really fast. But it’s also made it possible for big companies to completely wipe out entire categories of small, local businesses. Is there any hope for a small company with no aspirations of becoming an international, Internet behemoth? Yes. Small breweries are doing well, indie movies are making money, and even independent bookstores are actually on the rise. The New Yorker’s Tim Wu shares a few organic, small-batch, locally sourced stats that just might surprise you: Small is Bountiful.