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Small Business Saturday

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Top Small Business Saturday Articles

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  • Editorial: Holiday shopping

    In a more economically naive time, making reference to the Friday after Thanksgiving as Black Friday was something of an insider's comment. Most definitely, it had become a major shopping day long before the promise of door busters (another term once...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Weekend preview: Holiday shopping in black and white

    Weekend preview: Holiday shopping in black and white
    The themes of Black Friday and the Snow Owl Market, its symbol the cotton-white visage of the referenced bird, could not be more stark. Black Friday, of course, is a military strike executed by jackbooted thugs high on the smell of coupons and the...
  • Coming to a bookstore near you: Authors as booksellers

    Coming to a bookstore near you: Authors as booksellers
    It's not hard to find an author at a bookstore: Just go during the early evening and look for the person squinting under the bright lights, reading to a small crowd of people seated in folding chairs. But on Small Business Saturday, the roles will be...
  • For Indies First day, authors get behind independent bookstores

     For Indies First day, authors get behind independent bookstores
    Not long ago the writer Sherman Alexie missed one of his readings, standing up fans at the Queen Anne Book Company, a store in Seattle. "It was Little League season and I completely spaced out," Alexie said. "I owed them a big atonement." The bookstore'...
  • Free $10 AMEX credit on Small Business Saturday

    Free $10 AMEX credit on Small Business Saturday
    Get a free $10 purchase from American Express to celebrate Small Business Saturday. If you have an American Express card, sign up for a $10 statement credit when you spend at least $10 at a participating business on Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30....
  • Retail Therapy: Music or the mall?

    Music to my ears: Not in the mood to go to the mall on Black Friday but want to find a classic(al) deal? The Pacific Symphony is hinting to its email subscribers about special one-day-only deals available on its website, http://www.pacificsymphony.org....
  • Around Town: Save the shopping for Saturday

    For those of us who look forward to Thanksgiving, it's hard to imagine the appeal of a $99 big-screen TV or an extreme discount on socks and underwear, but Black Friday has now moved to Thanksgiving Day and shoppers are already camped out at box stores,...
  • Donut Snob and Humble Cup at Tweak, Black Friday specials, Philippines fundraiser

    Donut Snob and Humble Cup at Tweak, Black Friday specials, Philippines fundraiser
    For Black Friday, the Whisper restaurant and bar at the Grove is offering "The Longest Happy Hour," from noon to 7 p.m. with menu specials including oysters with cucumber mignonette ($2 each), short-rib croquette ($5), crudité with marinated olives,...
  • It's Freebie Black Friday: Doorbuster deals and coupons galore

    It's Freebie Black Friday: Doorbuster deals and  coupons galore
    Happy Freebie Black Friday!  It's the biggest shopping day of the year and I'm here to help you save more with freebies, retail coupons and dining deals good right through Cyber Monday. If you're out and about today, on Twitter, tweet your deals, best...
  • Writers and writers at Books and Books

    Writers and writers at Books and Books
    A movement started by Seattle author Sherman Alexie has made its way to South Florida: Big-name authors will work in bookstores in support of Small Business Saturday. Dave Barry and nine others will be at the Coral Gables Books and Books (265 Aragon...