Stories tagged: small business saturday
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 30, 2019
Small Business Saturday is perhaps the antidote to Black Friday: a day for businesses with few employees and small marketing budgets to get the attention from shoppers they need.
Sat., Nov. 30, 2019
Did you celebrate Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day this year? Both holidays are informally scheduled on the Friday after Thanksgiving on the expanding seasonal calendar of named days. According …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
Local businesses and their patrons celebrated small business Saturday, an unofficial holiday aimed at boosting the local economy.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018
Spokane merchants are promoting Small Business Saturday with a free continental breakfast and a downtown scavenger hunt.
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017
U.S. consumers will spend billions of dollars on holiday gifts this year. When some of that money trickles into small retail establishments, it has an outsized effect on the local …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
By 10:15 Saturday morning, the line at the counter at Auntie’s Bookstore was several people deep. Shoppers juggled stacks of books while reaching for their wallets. A toddler clutched a …
Sat., Nov. 28, 2015
Customers spent Small Business Saturday at local shops getting a donut, buying a vinyl record or having a meal. It was a welcome sign for small shops, many of whom …