Small Business Saturday

Residents Shop Local For Small Business SaturdayJim Wittmann said a special day dedicated to shopping and eating local, independent businesses can bring in new customers.
Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your CommunitySmall Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.
How To Navigate The Best Deals and Sales This Holiday SeasonDon't get lost in the sea of sales, coupons, flyers and email lists. Take a little time to organize and you can save a bundle this holiday season.
Holiday Sales Draw Bigger Crowds But Spending May Be DownBut total spending is expected to fall for the first time ever since the trade group began tracking it in 2006, according to the survey that was released on Sunday. Over the four days, spending fell an estimated 2.9 percent to $57.4 billion.
Mom-And-Pop Retailers Welcome Customers For Small Business SaturdayThe Thanksgiving weekend shopping frenzy was set to continue, hopefully calmer, with Small Business Saturday.
Analysts: Thanksgiving Retail Openings May Have Cut Into Black Friday SalesA few retailers opened stores on Thanksgiving for the last few years. This year, at least a dozen major retailers did so, with some opening earlier in the day. That led some analysts to question whether the Thanksgiving openings would take away sales on Black Friday.
Experts Estimate $1.5 Billion In Sales On Cyber MondayAmericans clicked away for deals on Cyber Monday, which is expected to be the biggest online shopping day in history.
Local Retailers Get A Boost From Small Business SaturdayIn advance on Small Business Saturday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the formation of a grant program designed to help small merchants who are critical to the local economies.
Sandy-Ravaged Shops Hope For Boost On Small Business SaturdayBlack Friday was the big day for major retailers, but Saturday is all about the mom and pop stores.
N.J. Mom-And-Pops Gearing Up For National Small Business SaturdayIf you want to skip the mega-malls and big department stores, think small. Local mom-and-pop shops also have holiday deals.
Local Store Owners Hope To Bounce Back From Effects Of Sandy On 'Small Business Saturday'In Babylon on Long Island, small shops are feeling the strain from two weeks of lost sales, storm-damaged products and buildings and customers dealing with personal crises and fewer discretionary dollars.
Small Business Saturday Launched To Spur SalesIn an effort help boost sales for independent merchants, New York launched Small Business Saturday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday -- two of the busiest shopping days of the year.