Shop smart and shop small, as in small business, this Saturday, November 26th. Small Business Saturday takes place the Saturday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday and offers great benefits to not only the business owners but also the shoppers.
By shopping locally, you can support your locally owned businesses as well as stock up on those gifts that may be one of a kind or handmade. You may find that many of those mom-and-pop shops will also offer personalized customer service that you may not receive at the big box stores. Customer service means a lot to a person, especially when you’re greeted by name when entering the business.
Every purchase made in a small shop counts, and you could be making a difference for that business. When entering the store and making those purchases, you know exactly where your money will be going. It’s going to pay for things like the wages of those employed, the utilities, additional merchandise, and also any sales tax stays local supporting your local schools, police departments, and more.
If you’re looking for extra benefits, use your rewards card while making your purchases. You could be earning rewards for yourself while purchasing gifts for others and helping your local small businesses. Whether it’s a restaurant, clothing store, tire shop or gas station, just remember to shop small for Small Business Saturday on November 26th and make a difference for those businesses.
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