Start your holiday shopping at locally owned stores during Small Business Saturday.
Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 24 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses that their community thrives on. American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue prospering and building the local economy in Foxborough. Last year, 100 million people nationwide participated in Small Business Saturday by shopping at locally owned stores to help boost the economy and their communities. Here's a look at qualifying businesses in Foxborough, according to …
Small Business Weekend is intended to recognize the integral role small businesses play in shaping our economy and encourage shopping at local businesses on “Main Street.”
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Editor's note: The following release was submitted by State Representative Jay Barrows' office. State Representatives Jay Barrows (R-Mansfield), Stephen Howitt (R-Seekonk) and Betty Poirier (R-Attleboro) - members of the Small Business Caucus - are reminding local business owners and shoppers that as of 2011 the first weekend after Thanksgiving has been declared Small Business Weekend in Massachusetts. Barrows, Howitt and Poirier were pleased to co-sponsor the House Resolution establishing the Small Business Weekend. The resolution is intended to recognize the integral role small businesses play in shaping our economy, commend the positive impacts of small business in our communities, and to encourage shopping at local businesses on “Main …