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Small Business Saturday

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  • Weekend preview: Holiday shopping in black and white

    Weekend preview: Holiday shopping in black and white
    The themes of Black Friday and the Snow Owl Market, its symbol the cotton-white visage of the referenced bird, could not be more stark. Black Friday, of course, is a military strike executed by jackbooted thugs high on the smell of coupons and the...
  • Writers and writers at Books and Books

    Writers and writers at Books and Books
    A movement started by Seattle author Sherman Alexie has made its way to South Florida: Big-name authors will work in bookstores in support of Small Business Saturday. Dave Barry and nine others will be at the Coral Gables Books and Books (265 Aragon...
  • Black Friday at the little library that could

    Black Friday at the little library that could
    Granted, it’s not quite the same thing as a big discount on a giant flat-screen television or an Xbox console. But there are Black Friday book deals to be had out there. Black Friday, for example, is a time when many public libraries schedule book...
  • Obama buys spy novel, sports and kids' books on shopping trip

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama stocked up on more than 20 books Saturday in a rare stop at a local bookstore, part of an effort to support small businesses. The president's visit the day after Black Friday to Politics & Prose, a Washington landmark,...
  • 'Shop Small' gives merchants a big boost

    'Shop Small' gives merchants a big boost
    Even hard-core shoppers might not know the Saturday after Thanksgiving has an official retail-related name. But scores of independent merchants in the Baltimore area did their part Saturday to get the "Shop Small" message out for the fourth annual Small...
  • Shoppers make big statement on Small Business Saturday

    Shoppers make big statement on Small Business Saturday
    In the front window of his store on Marine Avenue on Balboa Island, Neil Roberts turned over a batch of candles in to smooth out the bottoms. The store was empty Saturday morning, but reusable bags with a small-business slogan hung on the bench...
  • Despite more time to shop, Black Friday weekend customers spend less

    Despite more time to shop, Black Friday weekend customers spend less
    Despite extra time to shop as more retailers opened for business on Thanksgiving Day, consumers spent less money this year during the first four days of the official start of the holiday shopping season, according to a survey released Sunday by the...
  • The Kardashian Christmas Spirit

    The Kardashian Christmas Spirit
    Not every family can make news just by sending out a Christmas card, but, then, not every family is the Kardashians. The E! network’s reality show glam-fam has stirred up quite a buzz with the image on their 2013 holiday card. It’s the...
  • Shopping season hits Harford [editorial]

    Calling the day after Thanksgiving Black Friday, at least according to one explanation, came into being as a business term. Its location on the calendar, coupled with it being a perfect day for people with the day off to do a little shopping, made it...
  • Holiday shoppers go local in La Caņada

    Holiday shoppers go local in La Cañada
    It's that time of year when residents start to frequent shops after work and on weekends in a quest to find gifts. Businesses in the city are hoping that they shop local. Kerry Rasmussen opened Chez on Foothill Boulevard about six months ago. She said...
  • Free $25 AMEX credit for Small Business Saturday

    Free $25 AMEX credit for Small Business Saturday
    So long, Black Friday. Hello, Small Business Saturday. If you have an American Express card, sign up for a $25 statement credit for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30. Then, use the card at hundreds of South Florida businesses to save $25 on a purchase....