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Small Business Saturday Vs. Black Friday

November 17, 2018

Small Business Saturday Vs. Black Friday

We thank American Express for this Small Business Day. Conceived in Massachusetts in 2010. The emphasis is put on supporting local and small businesses and reducing your carbon footprint. The first event was sponsored by American Express in partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Am-Ex bought advertising space on Facebook, gifted it to small business owners to promote their goods, and incentivized new shoppers with rebates to smaller online stores, how nice. Small business Saturday is an awesome concept. It's how commerce first started, o.k. minus the internet, people sold their goods, and others who needed, bought or bartered.

This Black Friday many people will automatically go to large retailers like Target or Macy’s to do their holiday shopping. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with this; these stores provide jobs and income for many, many people and families. But in the midst of the hustle and bustle, why not invest a bit in your local community retailers as well?

This Saturday 24th come to our store and shop 100% handmade products by women of the highlands of Guatemala!!