25 Nov '11, 1pm

Forget Black Friday, Remember Small Business Saturday

Forget Black Friday, Remember Small Business Saturday

It is perhaps an odd thing that Small Business Saturday is a project of American Express, which is rarely accepted by small businesses and rarely used by most of the 99%. But it is a great idea; as I wrote last year, Dense, walkable, resilient towns and cities are a key component of getting off oil, and viable main street retail is the key to having vibrant main streets. For historic preservationists concerned about the fabric of our main streets, successful stores are key to maintaining our main street buildings. Local First /Promo image From a post on a study in Grand Rapids, Michigan, There Is More To The Local Movement Than Just Food When West Michigan consumers choose a locally owned business over a non-local alternative, $73 of every $100 spent stays in the community. By contrast, only $43 of every $100 spent at a non-locally owned business remains in the community. ...

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Shop small: Small Business Saturday

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Three Options For Black Friday

Three Options For Black Friday

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Black Friday 2012: More Hours, More Resistance

Black Friday 2012: More Hours, More Resistance

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