Shop Small Saturday

Local News
12:00 pm
Fri November 29, 2013

Shoppers Urged to Buy Local on Saturday

Credit Joseph Lord/WFPL

As the holiday shopping season swings into full gear across the nation, advocates for small business are reminding consumers to shop small.

The first Saturday following Thanksgiving has been designated as Shop Small Saturday since 2010 and has boosted spending in small business by $5.5 billion.

The U.S. Senate officially recognized the initiative in 2011 and officials expect this year to be the best yet.

Last year, nearly 70 million people participated.

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