Fri. Feb 3rd, 2023

Saturday

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — This year’s “Small Business Saturday” may be the most important ever, as many small businesses are hurting through the coronavirus pandemic.

The New York City small business commissioner will be touring the five boroughs on Saturday, including in Marcy Square, encouraging people to get out and support local businesses whether in person or online.

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This week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an initiative to provide interest free loans of up to $100,000 to the city’s small businesses.

“We have got to help our small businesses in any way possible, the city has done everything from grants and loans, we did that before even the federal government,” de Blasio said. “To giving out free PPE to keep stores and their customers safe to to opening up streets and sidewalks for outdoor dining and open

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TOWSON, MD — Small businesses have been the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, making Small Business Saturday in 2020 more vital than ever. This year, the all-local shopping event falls on Nov. 28 including in Towson.

Independently owned boutiques, gift shops, mom-and-pop hardware stores, restaurants and the like in Bel Air are facing unprecedented challenges due to coronavirus-related restrictions and shutdowns.

The list of Small Business Saturday participants continues to grow, despite the pandemic. Here are some of the businesses that have signed up so far:

  • Bead Wear Jewelry Boutique, 29 Allegheny Ave., Ste. 2, Towson
  • Irresistibles,866 Kenilworth Dr., Towson
  • Radebaugh Florist, 120 Burke Ave., Towson
  • Ruth Shaw Inc., 800 Kenilworth Dr., Towson. Take 20 percent off select items Saturday.
  • Wilson Heritage, 10 E. Towsontown Blvd., Towson

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Temporary closures, capacity restrictions, decreased demand for products and services and delays due to supply-chain

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CARTERSVILLE, GA — Small businesses have been the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, making Small Business Saturday in 2020 more vital than ever. This year, the all-local shopping event falls on Nov. 28 including in Cartersville.

Independently owned boutiques, gift shops, mom-and-pop hardware stores, restaurants and the like in Cartersville are facing unprecedented challenges due to coronavirus-related restrictions and shutdowns.

The list of Small Business Saturday participants continues to grow, despite the pandemic. Here are some of the businesses that have signed up so far:

Temporary closures, capacity restrictions, decreased demand for products and services and delays due to supply-chain issues have led to unprecedented challenges for small-business owners.

But the “Shop Small” movement continues amid these hardships.

“This holiday season looks a little different, but we can still share joy,” American Express, which established Small Business Saturday in 2010, said in a statement. “Shop small and support your

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If you missed out on Black Friday shopping, be sure to check out local stores tomorrow for Small Business Saturday.

Small Business Saturday is a nationwide initiative that encourages shoppers to buy products from small, independently owned businesses. Shoppers in Madison can find dozens of small businesses downtown or among the more than 60 independently owned business on Monroe Street.

Organizers say many small businesses in Madison have had a very challenging year due to the pandemic and looting.

“Many of our businesses have gotten tenacious, creative. They have websites. They can take orders through their social media. They’ve got Instagram accounts highlighting all of their products,” Executive Director of Madison’s Central Business Improvement District Tiffany Kenney said. “It is so important that you think about the local business first and then figure out how to connect

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DACULA, GA — Small businesses have been the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, making Small Business Saturday in 2020 more vital than ever. This year, the all-local shopping event falls on Nov. 28 including in Dacula.

Independently owned boutiques, gift shops, mom-and-pop hardware stores, restaurants and the like in Dacula are facing unprecedented challenges due to coronavirus-related restrictions and shutdowns.

The list of Small Business Saturday participants continues to grow, despite the pandemic. Here are some of the businesses that have signed up so far:

Temporary closures, capacity restrictions, decreased demand for products and services and delays due to supply-chain issues have led to unprecedented challenges for small-business owners.

But the “Shop Small” movement continues amid these hardships.

“This holiday season looks a little different, but we can still share joy,” American Express, which established Small Business Saturday in 2010, said in a statement. “Shop small and support your

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NORWALK — While it’s tempting to swing by the SoNo Collection for holiday shopping, officials are also encouraging Norwalk residents to consider small businesses when doing holiday shopping.

Director of Business Development and Tourism Sabrina Church said local businesses are able to advertise their services and upcoming holiday deals for free on Visit Norwalk, a city-funded publication andonline platform which replaced Norwalk Now. The city is also planning a virtual campaign where people will be entered to win prizes if they shop at small businesses.

Church added such free services has been a help to businesses in a time where finances are tight.

“It’s been rough for our small businesses,” Church said. “Not only do they employ our people, they are us. They’re part of our community. It’s part of our fabric. … Small Business Saturday is a great initiative day, but this is something we should be doing all

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BEDFORD, NY — Small businesses have been the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, making Small Business Saturday in 2020 more vital than ever. This year, the all-local shopping event falls on Nov. 28 including in Bedford and Katonah.

Independently owned boutiques, gift shops, mom-and-pop hardware stores, restaurants and the like in Bedford and Katonah are facing unprecedented challenges due to coronavirus-related restrictions and shutdowns.

The list of Small Business Saturday participants continues to grow, despite the pandemic. Here are some of the businesses that have signed up so far:

  • Assorted Menu Restaurant
  • Splash Bedford Hills
  • Kelloggs & Lawrence Hardware

Temporary closures, capacity restrictions, decreased demand for products and services and delays due to supply-chain issues have led to unprecedented challenges for small-business owners.

But the “Shop Small” movement continues amid these hardships.

“This holiday season looks a little different, but we can still share joy,” American Express, which established

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RYE, NY — Small businesses have been the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, making Small Business Saturday in 2020 more vital than ever. This year, the all-local shopping event falls on Nov. 28 including in Rye.

Independently owned boutiques, gift shops, mom-and-pop hardware stores, restaurants and the like in Rye are facing unprecedented challenges due to coronavirus-related restrictions and shutdowns.

The list of Small Business Saturday participants continues to grow, despite the pandemic. Here are some of the businesses that have signed up so far:

  • J & J Bagels
  • Pet Pantry Warehouse Rye
  • Clutch Handbags & Accessories

Temporary closures, capacity restrictions, decreased demand for products and services and delays due to supply-chain issues have led to unprecedented challenges for small-business owners.

But the “Shop Small” movement continues amid these hardships.

“This holiday season looks a little different, but we can still share joy,” American Express, which established Small Business

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In a photo of Christmas past, James Albert, left center, rings up customers at the River Roads Artisans Gallery in Skowhegan on Small Business Saturday last year. In 2020 merchants are stretching Small Business Saturday from Nov. 28 to Dec. 5. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel file

Main Street Skowhegan has partnered with a handful of local businesses to create #ShopSmall Week, an event that offers shoppers incentives for supporting small businesses in the area.

From Saturday, Nov. 28 to Dec. 5, shoppers can receive a variety of discounts from the 49 participating shops and restaurants in the Skowhegan area.

Every time a shopper makes a purchase at a business, they can fill out a raffle ticket for a drawing of two $100 gift cards and two $50 gift cards. Raffle winners will be selected at the end of the week, and the gift cards can be used at any local

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SOMERVILLE, MA—Small businesses have been the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, making Small Business Saturday in 2020 more vital than ever. This year, the all-local shopping event falls on Nov. 28 including in Somerville.

Independently owned boutiques, gift shops, mom-and-pop hardware stores, restaurants and the like in Somerville are facing unprecedented challenges due to coronavirus-related restrictions and shutdowns.

The list of Small Business Saturday participants continues to grow, despite the pandemic. Here are some of the businesses that have signed up so far:

Temporary closures, capacity restrictions, decreased demand for products and services and delays due to supply-chain issues have led to unprecedented challenges for small-business owners.

But the “Shop Small” movement continues amid these hardships.

“This holiday season looks a little different, but we can still share joy,” American Express, which established Small Business Saturday in 2010, said in a statement. “Shop small and support your favorite small

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