Please remember to shop Small Business Saturday this weekend.
This November 27 is the first ever Small Business Saturday, a day to give some love and support to your favorite local shops and restaurants.
Started by American Express, the national movement is heating up and will hopefully give a boost to community merchants this holiday season.
Here are a few reasons why buying local pays back in big ways:
When you spend $100 at a local business, $68 returns to the community. Over the past decade, 60 to 80 percent of the jobs generated each year were from small businesses. Mom-and-pop shops are literally the heartbeat of our local communities.