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Small Business Saturday

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  • 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....
  • The joy of reading a true gift

    The other day, President Barack Obama visited a Virginia bookstore to do some Christmas shopping. Accompanied by his daughters and a retinue of Secret Service agents, he bought 15 children's books as gifts for family members. The excursion was...
  • Coming to a bookstore near you: Authors as booksellers

    It's not hard to find an author at a bookstore: Just go during the early evening and look for the person squinting under the bright lights, reading to a small crowd of people seated in folding chairs. But on Small Business Saturday, the roles will be...
  • Local shops think big as they prep for Small Business Saturday

    Local shops think big as they prep for Small Business Saturday
    As the big-box stores and malls ready the troops for their Black Friday doorbusters, a different kind of retail prep is going on in Central Florida. It's happening with people such as Holly Vanture of Downtown South and the members of the chambers of...
  • Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying

    Black Friday stretches into long weekend of buying
    Although the traditional start to the holiday shopping season is still days away, Morgan Somerville has already mapped out her bargain-hunting strategy. The student employment manager at Stevenson University will pass up Thanksgiving specials to focus...
  • For Indies First day, authors get behind independent bookstores

     For Indies First day, authors get behind independent bookstores
    Not long ago the writer Sherman Alexie missed one of his readings, standing up fans at the Queen Anne Book Company, a store in Seattle. "It was Little League season and I completely spaced out," Alexie said. "I owed them a big atonement." The bookstore'...
  • Retail Therapy: Music or the mall?

    Music to my ears: Not in the mood to go to the mall on Black Friday but want to find a classic(al) deal? The Pacific Symphony is hinting to its email subscribers about special one-day-only deals available on its website, http://www.pacificsymphony.org....
  • Around Town: Save the shopping for Saturday

    For those of us who look forward to Thanksgiving, it's hard to imagine the appeal of a $99 big-screen TV or an extreme discount on socks and underwear, but Black Friday has now moved to Thanksgiving Day and shoppers are already camped out at box stores,...
  • Donut Snob and Humble Cup at Tweak, Black Friday specials, Philippines fundraiser

    Donut Snob and Humble Cup at Tweak, Black Friday specials, Philippines fundraiser
    For Black Friday, the Whisper restaurant and bar at the Grove is offering "The Longest Happy Hour," from noon to 7 p.m. with menu specials including oysters with cucumber mignonette ($2 each), short-rib croquette ($5), crudité with marinated olives,...
  • Notes and notables

    Black Friday has come First off let us thank you, loyal reader, for taking a few minutes out of your shopping schedule today to read these words. After all, with each passing year Thanksgiving in the U.S. is beginning to feel more and more like Black...
  • 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...