26

Nov

So last week… or for the last few weeks to be exact, we’ve really espoused on the value of shopping small and shopping local. And this week is no different. It’s easy to trumpet the virtues of small business. We can cite statistics about how small businesses employ 57% of the private workforce or how they’ve generated 60 to…

17

Nov

If you’re anything like us, then you can see through the phoniness of corporate holiday cheer. It’s hard to believe that big businesses like Walmart and Best Buy, who let their shoppers claw each other for savings really care about the holidays. It’s usually the little guys – the neighborhood businesses and people like you…

10

Nov

It’s one thing to talk the talk and another to walk the walk, right? At least that’s what we’ve always heard. So after spending last week talking about the merits of shopping local and supporting your community – after going on and on about the whopping 80% that goes back into the community  – and…

04

Nov

So in a few short weeks, 24 days to be exact – is Small Business Saturday. If you’re not familiar with Small Business Saturday you should be. While everyone else will be rushing from the dinner table to maul each other at big box stores, you can rest assured that your money will be helping a…