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Small Business Saturday

November 30th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

Today is Small Business Saturday.  After the craziness of Black Friday in big box stores, shoppers, locally and nationally, are encouraged to shop the small mom and pop businesses that are the basis of American business.

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November 23rd, 2012 by WCBC Radio

In an effort to compete with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, American Express created Small Business Saturday to help small businesses. On the local level, Downtown Cumberland merchants have jumped on the bandwagon, touting a big advantage at shopping in the place where people live. The Small Business Saturday campaign is the beginning of their holiday sales. Downtown Manager Jennifer Light said that nearly 30 businesses in the downtown will participate by offering different sales and other amenities.  In addition, the restaurants will remain open as usual…

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