Topic: Small Business Saturday

Support Small Business Saturday: 7 Gifts That Are Better From Small Businesses

Support Small Business Saturday: 7 Gifts That Are Better From Small Businesses

There’s a misconception that small businesses are always selling things for high prices; in fact, lots of smaller stores will actually bargain with you on prices and have their own great sales. So, why not put down the 15 all-the-same ornaments from the giant bargain store and instead hop downtown, uptown or even online to find some great gifts? Plus, you’ll be getting a one-of-a-kind gift for the one-of-a-kind people in your life. Everybody wins! More »

Give Locally: 10 Gifts From Small Businesses You Won’t Want to Return

Give Locally: 10 Gifts From Small Businesses You Won't Want to Return

Americans are expected to spend anywhere between $500 to over $600 per capita on holiday gifts this year; that’s a lot of shopping, and a big chunk of the year’s income for retailers. Many of us try to choose eco-friendly gifts or even give to charities instead of gifting at all, but events like American Express’ Small Business Saturday campaign and articles like Newsweek’s 10 Best Stores for Customer Service reminded us that where we buy from is just as important as what we buy. More »