#Small Business Saturday


Small Business Saturday holiday shopping is back, and maybe changed forever

Just over one-third (34%) of Americans plan to shop on Small Business Saturday, up from last year, but significantly lower than in the years before the pandemic, according to the CNBC|Momentive Small Business Survey. The percentage of shoppers planning to make small business purchases online has increased. Shoppers who do...
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Small Business Saturday: Shoppers support El Paso's mom and pop shops

EL PASO, TX. (KFOX14) — Multiple local businesses across the borderland got ready to welcome customers for Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting mom and pop shops-- and many shops in El Paso and Mesilla, New Mexico, reported steady foot traffic throughout the day.
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Small Business Saturday helps local businesses stay afloat

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) — Several small businesses from across the Midstate have been hit hard by the global pandemic. This holiday season’s Small Business Saturday gave area businesses that boost to stay afloat. Workers with George Home Services hosted an open house for the community. Santa Claus and the Grinch were there along with many […]
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Suttons Bay shops celebrate Small Business Saturday

LEELANAU COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) --The Suttons Bay Chamber of Commerce organized Holiday in the Village, a day meant to kick off the holiday season and uplift its local shops. Shops like Poppy Things offered extended hours to accommodate shoppers. With Christmas approaching, Poppy Things owner Chelsey Skowronski says it's better...

‘A complete surprise’: Merchants frustrated as construction blocks road on Small Business Saturday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — It’s the biggest sales day of the holiday season for small business owners, but for merchants on Hope Street in Providence, it was more of a headache. Providence Water crews closed a portion of the street early Saturday morning and part of the afternoon for utility work. The construction has been happening […]

Boutique owner says construction project kept customers away on Small Business Saturday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) — A Providence business owner had zero customers for about four hours this Small Business Saturday due to a construction project outside her store. Luli Boutique owner Elise Mischel said that she saw construction crews outside of her business on Hope Street. A lead pipe replacement project cut off parts of the street, and left her in shock.

Small Business Saturday a success despite supply chain issues

Rochester, NY (WHAM) - Another Small Business Saturday is in the books, an annual focus on shopping local. While store owners are still facing obstacles due to the pandemic, this year is presenting new challenges over supply chain issues. At Craft Company No. 6 on Rochester’s University Avenue, owner Kathy...

Businesses mark Small Business Saturday with sales, deals and events

Many local businesses having sales in honor of Small Business Saturday this weekend. Two Sisters Designs Custom Tees hosted an event this morning at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Bristol, Virginia. It featured several vendors, including a barbecue food truck, homemade goods and hand-poured candles. The event organizers say...

'Small Business Saturday' brings shoppers to downtown businesses

Since 2010, the Saturday after Black Friday has been known as Small Business Saturday nationwide. According to a 2020 Small Business Consumer Insights Survey, estimated spending at independent retailers and restaurants has reached nearly $20 billion dollars. The survey also found nearly all shoppers recognized the importance of shopping small and 85 percent encouraged people to shop small.
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Four reasons to shop Small Business Saturday

When you think about holiday shopping, your mind probably goes to big-box retailers before your neighborhood bookstore or antique shop. But in a time marked by widespread supply chain disruptions and inflation, underdog small businesses deserve our attention. Enter Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is an annual event created...

Independent retailers look to Small Business Saturday to recoup sales after pandemic

You know about Black Friday, but Small Business Saturday is also promoted as a means for smaller businesses to make up for the sales they lost during the pandemic. It is a demanding time to run a business - rising prices, worker shortages, supply chain disruptions. And many businesses would like to try to make up for profits lost in the pandemic this very weekend. Isabella Casillas Guzman is head of the U.S. Small Business Administration and joins us now. Thanks very much for being with us.

Small Business Saturday: Why support local? How does it impact you?

CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) — Small Business Saturday is a nationally recognized day in which the local community makes a large push for its consumers to support local. It’s always the Saturday following Thanksgiving and Black Friday each year for this specific reason. Back in 2011, the Senate unanimously passed a...

Small Business Saturday comes to downtown Colorado Springs; how you can help local businesses

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A program meant to encourage shoppers to patronize local businesses is officially underway, particularly in downtown Colorado Springs. Small Business Saturday is an annual event meant to persuade customers looking to buy gifts to do so from locally-owned businesses. “It’s a small business family, even in Colorado Springs,” said Natilia Sibert, […]

Small Business Saturday 2021: Where to ‘Shop Small' in Boston

Hundreds of stores in Boston are expecting an increase of shoppers this weekend on Small Business Saturday. Nearly half of Americans plan to hit the stores and spend an average of more the $300 on the second largest shopping holiday of the year, according to a new report. Although Black...

Where to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday Weekend

If you love to shop — and even if you just have to shop — this is your time to pay back the small businesses that keep Denver hipper and more eclectic, in spite of creeping development and incoming cookie-cutter stores. Shopping on Small Business Saturday is a mutual love-fest, when the money you spend doesn’t leave your community and shop owners greet you like an old friend.