I’m sure many of you have been up since yesterday waiting in lines for today’s deals, but don’t stop today. Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday, as a small business owner I hope you go out and support the small businesses in your community. We truly appreciate the support from our community more than you will ever know.
Even American Express appreciates the importance of shopping small. They are the founders of Small Business Saturday, a little bit about their history from the shop small website…
What is Small Business Saturday®?
Small Business Saturday is a day for everyone — from the business owners who create jobs to the customers who buy locally — to support small businesses that invigorate the economy and keep communities thriving.
It began in 2010 when American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help small businesses get more exposure during one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year. Last year, over 100 million people came out to shop at independently-owned small businesses on the day
2 days after Thanksgiving, 1 day after Black Friday, 48 hours before Cyber Monday: Shop small, Shop local.
I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, happy shopping!