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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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  • Havre de Grace businesses see boom from Small Business Saturday

    Havre de Grace merchants got a boost from the nationwide Small Business Saturday initiative the day after Black Friday that was sponsored by American Express. Brigitte Peters, Havre de Grace marketing and tourism manager, said the day was a success for...
  • 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...
  • Mayor, City Council recognize Laurel's longtime businesses

    Mayor, City Council recognize Laurel's longtime businesses
    In a celebration of staying power, Mayor Craig Moe and City Council members honored a select circle of Laurel businesses whose owners — for decades — have successfully navigated the fickle seas of labor and equipment costs, taxes,...
  • 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...
  • Local shops think big as they prep for Small Business Saturday

    Local shops think big as they prep for Small Business Saturday
    As the big-box stores and malls ready the troops for their Black Friday doorbusters, a different kind of retail prep is going on in Central Florida. It's happening with people such as Holly Vanture of Downtown South and the members of the chambers of...
  • 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'...
  • 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,...
  • Notes and notables

    Black Friday has come First off let us thank you, loyal reader, for taking a few minutes out of your shopping schedule today to read these words. After all, with each passing year Thanksgiving in the U.S. is beginning to feel more and more like Black...
  • 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...
  • 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...