29 Nov '13, 1pm

Forget Black Friday and Buy Nothing Day; Remember Small Business Saturday

Forget Black Friday and Buy Nothing Day; Remember Small Business Saturday

Last year I wrote a post that I think says it all. I have always been appalled at the concept of Black Friday, where people get pepper sprayed and trampled to death in the search for bargains at the suburban big box stores. Nor am I a big fan of Buy Nothing Day, particularly when I have two kids who work in small shops pulling espressos and mongering cheese. But it is becoming increasingly more obvious every year that supporting our small businesses and our Main Streets is critically important, not only from an economic point of view, but from an environmental one. More: Forget Black Friday and Buy Nothing Day; Re-Occupy Main Street and Remember Small Business Saturday. Adbusters /Promo image Three Options For Black Friday Notice how, in the poster for Buy Nothing Day from two years ago, that there are two days listed, the Friday for Americans and the Saturday for everyone...

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