For the past three years, American Express has honored small businesses with a day dedicated to “shopping small.” I’m totally behind this effort, as my Dad owned his own floral shop, so I know first hand the importance of supporting a local, small business. Read on for more…

Today is Small Business Saturday. Wedged between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, American Express reminds us that shopping small matters. You can get personal service and really make a positive impact for small businesses, which are the lifeblood of any thriving community.

While you’re out shopping today, make sure to stop at a small business and see what they have to offer. Chances are prices will be just as good as at the “big box” stores and you may discover a whole new retail experience! You can learn where to shop, and how to support local businesses in your area by visiting

Take a few seconds to check out the Small Business Saturday video, too!


 What small business are you planning to shop at today? Let me know in the comments!

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