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Small Business Saturday

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  • Small Business Saturday, A Nationwide Effort Facing Headwinds

    Small Business Saturday, A Nationwide Effort Facing Headwinds
    Take a look at Small Business Saturday if you want a great illustration of how hard it is to change Americans' shopping habits.
  • Consumer spending? Way too much

    Pretzels, tattoos, and gambling can save the U.S. economy. In "By the Numbers: How Americans Spend Their Money," Lucas Reilly reports that in 2011, Americans spent trillions shopping for all sorts of sine qua nons: $550 million on pretzels, $96 billion on...

    On parking tickets, speeding tickets and O'Malley's politics

    Nobody asked me but ... if one is urged to support small retailers during the holiday shopping season, one might expect the municipalities in which they are located to take a holiday on parking tickets. Consider what happened to Debbie Bakalich when she...

    Coming up dry in search for sense in Sandy aid denial

    Trying to make sense of the Obama administration denying federal relief to Maryland for the flooding and other damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, and I'm coming up dry. No one besides maybe Grover Norquist would have beefed had Maryland picked up a few...

    Local shop owners rejoice over 'Small Business Saturday'

    As the Black Friday madness wore off, shoppers of a different kind got out to support their small, local businesses Saturday. "Small Business Saturday" has become a tradition nationwide, growing in popularity thanks to the efforts of local businesses, as...