Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. The day is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It first began in 2010 as a way to encourage people across the country to support small, local businesses; since then, it’s grown in leaps and bounds, and in 2014 an estimated $14.3 billion was spent at small independent businesses! Here are a few local La Jolla stores that will be participating this year. Continue reading
In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses with their most pressing need – getting more customers. The day encourages people to shop at small, local businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving; what began as a single day has grown into a powerful movement, and more people are taking part than ever before. This year, the big day is November 29!