| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:43 AM
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...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 4:55 AM
So long, Black Friday. Hello, Small Business Saturday.
If you have an American Express card, sign up for a $25 statement credit for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30. Then, use the card at hundreds of South Florida businesses to save $25 on a purchase....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Jon Ostendorff with USA Today writes about charities trying to create a new holiday tradition: #GivingTuesday: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (RNS) In the days following Thanksgiving, there's already Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday to kick off...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 2:25 PM
The struggles of operating a successful business in downtown Hagerstown are not a new theme.
Numerous longtime businesses have left City Center over the past few years, either for greener pastures outside the downtown or because they could not survive....
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:00 AM
BOYNE CITY -- An event this Saturday, Nov. 24, at Mary's of Boyne will benefit Boyne City High School's art program. Beginning at 10 a.m. Tribal Sportswear products will be discounted at the store and a brand representative will present a check and plaque...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:56 PM
The Meyersdale Area Watch Group (MAWG) commends this community for its active participation on Nov. 23-24 in “Small Business Saturday,” an event organized by the Meyersdale Area Merchants Association.
This event coincided with the American...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Record Store Day is a promotional event that happens in the spring, but not to be left out of all the Black Friday-Small Business Saturday hubbub, independent music shops are getting in on the holiday shopping rush.
"Ah, Black Friday," reads a post on...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Today is Black Friday, the day stores hope their cash registers will be able to put them in the black for the year.
The start of the holiday shopping season is a harried time as every business is trying to find new ways to attract shoppers.
| Dec 9, 2012
Pretzels, tattoos, and gambling can save the U.S. economy. In "By the Numbers: How Americans Spend Their Money," Lucas Reilly reports that in 2011, Americans spent trillions shopping for all sorts of sine qua nons: $550 million on pretzels, $96 billion on...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Don't wait till Small Business Saturday to support your local brewers. Head to Due South in Boynton Beach to drink beer, not shop, like the gods intended everyone do every Friday.
The brewery will tap its Cafe Ole Espresso Porter and Roasted Cocoa Stout...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:13 PM
The classy Christmas at the Ritz holiday luncheon Saturday benefiting Chapman University attracted a sold-out crowd, raising nearly $190,000. The 26th annual celebration is produced by the Women of Chapman support group, this season chaired by the...
| Nov 23, 2012
If the madness of Black Friday kept you away from the stores today then there`s another shopping option , Small Business Saturday. It was started two years ago by American Express to boost local economies.
" I think it`s the backbone of America and I...