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One day after hitting the stores for the Black Friday sales, Saratoga Springs was crowded once again for Small Business Saturday. Midway through an afternoon of Christmas shopping, Dawn Darkes and her daughter Charley needed a little something to warm up at the Saratoga Tea and Honey Co. “We are big coffee and tea lovers, […]

Small Business Saturday comes the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and the goal is to encourage customers to shop local. Right here in Wichita, 20 minority entrepreneurs set up shop today at The Center in northeast Wichita to sell their products. Event organizers wanted to bring several vendors right to the consumers’ doorstep. “It’s very important to us that people get off of online shopping and get away from corporate Amazon […]

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state on Saturday were investigating a shooting at a shopping mall that left one person seriously wounded and sent hundreds of Black Friday shoppers fleeing for exits or hiding in stores. As of Saturday afternoon, no arrests had been reported in the previous night’s shooting at the Tacoma […]

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Dozens of people stopped by the North Carolina State Fairgrounds to support small businesses Saturday, as more than 300 Black-owned businesses gathered to share their products and services with the community. There was something for everyone including books, food, clothing, health care sign-ups, pictures with Santa and herbal skincare. “If you […]

SHINNSTON, W.Va. – The day after Black Friday is typically known as Small Business Saturday to honor small businesses for the holiday shopping season, and small businesses in north central West Virginia participated on Saturday. Three food trucks based in Harrison County participated in the day by setting up shop at Almost Heaven Barn in […]

Traffic at retail stores on Black Friday dropped 28.3 percent compared with 2019 levels, as shoppers shifted more of their spending online and kicked off their shopping earlier in the year, according to preliminary data from Sensormatic Solutions. Traffic was up 47.5 percent compared with year-ago levels, Sensormatic said. This time in 2020, many shoppers stayed […]

Robert Thomas turned District 1960 Nightclub into District Market Green Grocer when the pandemic curbed his original business. HOUSTON — Small Business Saturday is a day to support local mom-and-pop businesses. In Spring, a Black-owned supermarket opened its doors for the first time this weekend. KHOU 11 News got a look inside the store and […]

Denver (CBS)- The day after Black Friday has traditionally small business Saturday. People are encouraged to spend money at smaller and local businesses.  If you were at the National Western Center in Denver Saturday, you could also buy American. Nick Ohitika Najin was selling soap and bath salts at Saturday’s Pow-Wow.  He and his 9-year-old […]

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Inside a packed Washington state mall gunshots rang out on Black Friday, injuring one person as hundreds of other shoppers hid inside stores. Authorities said the shooting in Tacoma, south of Seattle, was reported just after 7 p.m. on Friday near the mall’s food court. The person shot was taken to […]

Debbi Young has never gone Black Friday shopping. Instead, the Leechburg resident prefers to shop locally on Small Business Saturday. “It’s our tradition — when the boys go hunting, the girls go shopping,” Young said. “I grew up shopping for my clothes and everything in downtown Leechburg and I think it’s a huge shift — […]

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