Small Business Sat 11/25/17

Small Business Saturday is November 25th

Small Business Saturday, aka SBS, was first celebrated in 2010 in response to Black Friday, which focuses on national chains and Cyber Monday, which promotes e-commerce.  SBS encourages shoppers to patronize small local businesses – the “Mom & Pops” – that once lined every town’s Main Street. Small businesses have a huge impact on the economy and their communities.  Small …

#ShopSmall for the Holidays-Small Business Saturday 2016

This Nov 26, we want to encourage you to celebrate Small Business Saturday! Mark your calendars for the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and get ready to shop small. In the Baltimore area, there are several charming neighborhoods and main street areas that are perfect for kicking off your holiday shopping! Whether you’re near Hampden, Ellicott City, Berlin, Frederick, Catonsville, Havre de Grace, …

Why Shop Small? Supporting the Local Economy by Spending Locally.

Each year, the day following Black Friday is Small business Saturday, a day to support the small businesses in your community. So, why shop small? Not only will your local economy benefit, the national economy will benefit as well. Historically, two-thirds of small new jobs are created by small businesses. Small businesses are also responsible for over half of our …