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Small Business Saturday

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Top Small Business Saturday Articles

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  • Coming up dry in search for sense in Sandy aid denial

    Trying to make sense of the Obama administration denying federal relief to Maryland for the flooding and other damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, and I'm coming up dry. No one besides maybe Grover Norquist would have beefed had Maryland picked up a few...
  • Two Havre de Grace businesses to get enterprise zone tax credits

    Two property owners in Havre de Grace are set to get city property tax credits for being in designated Enterprise Zones, if the city council approves legislation it introduced Monday night. Cytek Engineered Materials, at 1300 Revolution St., and Toy Thym...
  • Small businesses facing the coming shopping season

    Small businesses facing the coming shopping season
    The Black Friday shopping weekend last year brought sales that surpassed expectations at Sports Card Heroes on Main Street. With a new location across the street, owner Rick Currence is looking forward to the 2012 holiday season, hopeful sales will...
  • 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...
  • North Baltimore merchants plan big investment in Small Business Saturday

    North Baltimore merchants plan big investment in Small Business Saturday
    Ask bookstore owner Benn Ray which he prefers, Black Friday or Small Business Saturday, and he will give you a straight answer. "I prefer the one that's going to bring in the most money," said Ray, president of the Hampden Village Merchants...
  • 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...
  • Small Business Saturday helps glass blowing studio get in holiday spirit

    Small Business Saturday helps glass blowing studio get in holiday spirit
    It was cold outside, but, "It's hot in here," said Mac Jensen, 9, who spent part of Small Business Saturday blowing into one end of a long pipe with a globule of hot glass on the other end. Mac was participating in a workshop to make holiday ornaments...
  • 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...
  • Small Business Saturday a success in Bel Air

    Small Business Saturday a success in Bel Air
    Big box stores draw huge crowds each year on Black Friday. But, more recently, American Express started the Small Business Saturday initiative, encouraging shoppers to hit their favorite local retailers and put their hard-earned money back into the...
  • 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....
  • West Friendship: Firemen honor their own during 67th awards banquet at Circle D Farm

    Congratulations to the members of West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department who enjoyed a lovely evening at the Circle D Farm during the department's 67th annual awards anquet. Members of Station 3 expressed gratitude to the firefighters of Sykesville...