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Small Business Saturday

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  • 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...
  • Small toy shops expect bright holiday

    Small toy shops expect bright holiday
    Just as Tom and Claudia Towles were opening their second Baltimore toy shop four years ago, the recession hit. The owners of aMuse Toys decided to cut back — not on staff or selling space — but on the number of manufacturers whose products...
  • Obama adviser hits South Side shops

    Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama who grew up in Chicago, visited two South Side stores Saturday afternoon as part of a nationwide effort to support small businesses during the holiday shopping season. Jarrett stopped by...
  • Black Friday, wind down at Due South Brewing Co.

    Black Friday, wind down at Due South Brewing Co.
    Don't wait till Small Business Saturday to support your local brewers. Head to Due South in Boynton Beach to drink beer, not shop, like the gods intended everyone do every Friday. The brewery will tap its Cafe Ole Espresso Porter and Roasted Cocoa Stout...
  • Sherman Alexie asks authors to sell books on Small Business Saturday

    Sherman Alexie asks authors to sell books on Small Business Saturday
    The Saturday after the Thanksgiving holiday has, in recent years, been dubbed “Small Business Saturday.” Last year, President Obama spent Small Business Saturday at a local independent bookstore in Virginia -- he and his daughters bought 15...
  • James Patterson to give $1 million to independent bookstores

    James Patterson to give $1 million to independent bookstores
    Bestselling author James Patterson wants to support independent bookstores, and he's putting his money where his heart is. On Monday he pledged to give $1 million to independent bookstores in the next year. "We’re making this transition to e-...
  • Black Friday, Cyber Monday…How about GivingTuesday?

     
    Jon Ostendorff  with USA Today writes about charities trying to create a new holiday tradition: #GivingTuesday: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (RNS) In the days following Thanksgiving, there's already Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday to kick off...
  • The Crowd: Puttin' on the Ritz for Chapman

    The Crowd: Puttin' on the Ritz for Chapman
    The classy Christmas at the Ritz holiday luncheon Saturday benefiting Chapman University attracted a sold-out crowd, raising nearly $190,000. The 26th annual celebration is produced by the Women of Chapman support group, this season chaired by the...
  • 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...
  • MSNBC promotes Magnolia Park in Burbank

    The cable news network MSNBC has posted a piece about the Magnolia Park district in Burbank in preparation of "Small Business Saturday," an event hosted by American Express that urges people to shop at local, non-chain stores. Small Business Saturday is...
  • Retailers say they are bullish on in-store and online holiday sales

    Domingo Catalan powered through the Thanksgiving night crowds to get his children toys. He methodically checked all the boxes on his relatives' wish lists on Black Friday. And before he goes to work as a data analyst for a government contractor on Cyber...