You’ve probably heard about “Small Business Saturday.”
But how much do you really know about “SBS” and the “Shop Small” movement?
“It came to life five years ago, and was founded on this idea of supporting, rallying behind, and celebrating small businesses” says Nicole Leinbach Reyhle. The Owner and Publisher of Retail Minded.Com, Reyhle is a small business owner herself, and is serving this year as a national spokesperson for SMS.
SBS happens again this Saturday, November 29, 2014, the day after so-called “Black Friday.” The intent of SBS and the Shop Small movement is to encourage holiday gift shoppers to focus on locally owned small businesses in their communities and to direct their purchases to these local, independently owned ventures. [Read more…]