JD chamber urges residents to shop local

Jerome Frank
November 24, 2017

The store will be closed today.

Mrs. Aucter said the chamber has received bags, floor maps, balloons and other promotional items that may be distributed to participating businesses in Small Business Saturday. Stoker said invitations are out for an event at her Yucca Valley business, 55870 29 Palms Highway, from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday Nov. 25. The interior decorator and home furnishings shop owner in Yucca Valley says convincing people to shop locally begins with giving them a different perspective.

Shop Small is about more than just shopping at small businesses, American Express said.

Young said to check in at the store to enjoy some special giveaways and other deals. For more information, contact Tokie Ogawa at 270-7415. Anyone who buys anything will get to spin the wheel for more deals and savings.

More than 70,000 small businesses now operate in D.C., equating to 98.2 percent of the city's total companies, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

According to history.com, The first recorded use of the term "Black Friday" was applied not to holiday shopping but to the financial crisis of the US gold market on September 24, 1869. "Business owners and consumers know about it and they believe in it". On that Friday in September, the conspiracy finally unraveled, sending the stock market into freefall and bankrupting everyone from Wall Street barons to farmers.

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Check social media. Many smallbusinesses will advertise their SBS sales via social media, so be sure to check your favorite small businesses profiles.

While it's only been six years, the day is already embraced as part of the holiday shopping tradition.

Retail companies used to record losses in red and profits in black when doing their accounting, but this version of Black Friday's origin is officially sanctioned, even though it is inaccurate. These people are your friends and neighbors who have a vested interest in knowing how to serve you. "Go shop at these stores!"

Holiday retail sales are expected to rise 4.2 percent above past year nationwide. The time when we set aside entire days for shopping. She also said customers can look forward to new Christmas merchandise being available.

It's been a busy holiday shopping season already in Miami County, with events like the countywide Holiday Welcome Weekend and the Yuletide Winter's Gathering in Tipp City held in the last few weeks.

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