Why Shop Small? Two Compelling Statistics:

Although Small Business Saturday was started by American Express, you don’t have to use an Amex, (or even a credit card for that matter), to shop.  You can use cash, check, or credit, depending on the usual payment options of each business, of course.  Either way, small businesses will benefit from your support.  Why shop small?  Here are two great reasons:

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Think Big, Shop Small!

Whether you’re a diehard deal-seeker who wakes up at the crack of dawn on Black Friday, or you veg out in your jammies and avoid the madness like I do, we all know the Friday after Thanksgiving is Black Friday.  And most people have come to recognize the following Monday as Cyber Monday, (definitely more my speed).  Between the two, on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, is Small Business Saturday.  It’s a fairly new concept, launched in 2010 by American Express, to encourage people to shop at small businesses... 

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