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Small Business Saturday

A collection of news and information related to Small Business Saturday published by this site and its partners.

Top Small Business Saturday Articles

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  • Hampden: Let's give a big hand to Halloween costume contest winners

    Despite superstorm Sandy's best efforts, Hampden's Halloween festivities this year would not be derailed. Postponed, sure, but not canceled. So instead of the annual Hampden festival taking place Oct. 31, it took place the following Saturday, Nov. 3....
  • 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...
  • Local record stores jump on the Black Friday bandwagon

    Local record stores jump on the Black Friday bandwagon
    Record Store Day is a promotional event that happens in the spring, but not to be left out of all the Black Friday-Small Business Saturday hubbub, independent music shops are getting in on the holiday shopping rush. "Ah, Black Friday," reads a post on...
  • 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...
  • On Green Monday, recycle your expired gift certificates at Sotto Sopra

    On Green Monday, recycle your expired gift certificates at Sotto Sopra
    If you make it though Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, you have Green Monday to look forward to. That's what Sotto Sopra is calling its Nov. 26 dining promotion, where customers will be able to convert expired dining coupons or gift certificates...
  • 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 advisor tours Chicago stores on Small Business Saturday

    Obama advisor tours Chicago stores on Small Business Saturday
    Valerie Jarrett, a senior advisor 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 Little...
  • Black Friday shoppers may have done more browsing than buying

    Black Friday shoppers may have done more browsing than buying
    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...
  • 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...
  • The importance of shopping locally

     
    Folks, if you're like me, you've noticed the complete bombardment of Black Friday advertisements everywhere. On the train, on billboards, in commercials. Kohl's decided it was good idea to take Rebecca Black's inane song “Friday” and adapt...