Small business Saturday is quickly approaching. Retail giants are already starting their pre-black Friday and Black Friday ads, not to mention the traditional cyber Monday. But, did you know that there are some really good reasons to shop on Small Business Saturday, instead ?
By shopping small business Saturday you support your local community and help to create jobs within the community. Your tax dollars stay local. By supporting small businesses in your community you allow those businesses to give back in your community. Generally, small businesses offer more unique items like one of kinds, handmade, and more diverse products specific to your area or state. Not to mention the family-family atmosphere full of peace and gratitude ! Small businesses care deeply about their customers. They enjoy making them happy and making them smile. They love knowing most of their customers by name and they are genuinely grateful for your sale whether big or small. To a small business every single sale counts.
When is the last time you walked into a retail giant and were greeted by the owner with a friendly smile or handshake ? How many times have you wandered aimlessly around trying to find that specific something, while workers idly stood by never even posing the question " Can I help you ? "
Shop local, shop small and participate in Small Business Saturday !
Lake Arrowhead Village is a great place to shop small and local. This year will be their 2nd Annual Official Small Business Saturday Passport shopping program. To find out more, click HERE