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Forget Black Friday, Remember Small Business Saturday

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- 2004 days ago -
Going local does not mean walling off the outside world. It means nurturing locally owned businesses which use local resources sustainably, employ local workers at decent wages and serve primarily local consumers. It means becoming more self-sufficient-->

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David C (131)
Friday November 23, 2012, 7:07 am
great idea, I try to avoid the big name brand companies and buy small and local as much as possible.

Daniel H (1)
Friday November 23, 2012, 7:23 am
I will most definitely not be shopping black Friday.

Sue H (7)
Friday November 23, 2012, 8:22 am
Support your local community small business, that store may not be there next time you need it.

Melissa Cadle (9)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 10:20 am
I skip black Friday in order to do Small Business Saturday. You can find such unique things at local, independent stores! They're my fav!

Robert O (12)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 12:12 pm

Theodore Shayne (56)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 12:40 pm
Consider this one Tweeted.

g d c (0)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 1:02 pm

reft h (66)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 2:54 pm
So, Black Friday is all about the big box, multinational corporations, and the small family businesses are ignored. I have ignored Black Friday and will instead enjoy stress free shopping at my local small businesses.

Colleen L (3)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 10:01 pm
I'm not into these crazy name sales days. It makes me ill that these stores/companies have taken away the true meaning of the holy days. I will always support the small businesses year round. Thanks kathy

Sharon W. (4)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 6:29 am
You should do that every day, not just once a year...

. (0)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 10:19 am
My father instilled in me the philosophy of spending your money "in town". My grandfather owed a children's clothes store, and my father owned a deli. To this day, (even though I don't), I would never think of buying cold cuts from a supermarket.

Marilyn L (107)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 2:27 pm
Small business is the backbone of our country;we all should support them year round.

Aletta Kraan (146)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 2:59 pm
Love to do my shopping in small stores!!!
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