As large retailers deal with the onslaught of Black Friday shoppers, locally owned stores have been preparing for a shopping holiday of their own - Small Business Saturday.
That's the simple logic behind Small Business Saturday, slated this year for November 25 - the day after its better-known sibling, Black Friday. It is traditionally one of the busiest holiday shopping weekends of the year.
American Express's Neighborhood Champions help rally 10 or more small businesses to participate in the day, organize community events and promote the Shop Small concept by distributing merchandise such as tote bags provided by American Express.
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For some local Wilmington businesses, Small Business Saturday is their best day of the year.
Past year shoppers were reported to have spent $15.4 billion at independent retailers and restaurants on Small Business Saturday, Bowmar said.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, this year marks the eighth Small Business Saturday.
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Brentlinger, 70, has been gardening since age 6 and has been selling fresh-cut trees from his farm for more than 20 years. Noble firs usually last longer and have sturdy branches that can hold heavy decorations.
Saturday will be Kicks & Giggles Baby Boutique's first Small Business Saturday in Rapid City.
Small Business Saturday falls the Saturday after Thanksgiving and is followed by Cyber Monday.
"As such, businesses are able to stop by our office to pick up a variety of promotional items to decorate their storefronts or to give to their customers", DSCID Executive Director Irene Miller said.
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Almost 99 percent of all employers in the state are small businesses, which vitally influences the local economy. You could go to the mall and buy a sweater that looks like all the other sweaters, or you can reach out to local, black-owned stores to get something really unique. Although big box stores are still responsible for majority of the holiday shoppers.
"There are going to be a lot of Black Friday sales here, too", Skaare said. Many small businesses are happy to ship your gifts for free. "We are proud to act as an incubator for startup brands and small businesses by providing them the space and tools they need to flourish within the park and our community". Seven years later and Wichita Falls entrepreneurs and customers are already making the most it, even a day in advance.
A great way to buy what you want and knock out a holiday gift at the same time, for every $100 of merchandise purchased, Edge of Urge will provide a $10 gift card.
Shopping local on Saturday is a way to thank these people for taking that risk on Williston, and helping contribute to the community's quality of life, Skaare added. Participating Chamber member businesses include Cedartown's Holmes for Her, Holmes Clothing, Bussey's Florist and Gifts, and Rockmart's The Perch on Marble, Morgan ACE Hardware, Now and Then, and Smith & Lockwood.
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