Support local businesses Saturday in Chantilly for Small Business Saturday.
Small Business 2012
Friday, November 23, 2012
Monday, November 19, 2012
Chantilly Patch is compiling a list of Small Business Saturday deals. Share yours here.
Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 24 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses their community thrives on. This year, Chantilly Patch is putting together a list of local Small Business Saturday deals. We know there are dozens of locally-owned small businesses participating in the area — you can look up which local businesses are participating here. If you are a small business owner, leave your deal in the comments section below, and it will be added to the list. American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local …
Northern Virginia's economy is relatively strong, but the looming threat of sequestration has some shoppers nervous.
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, holiday parties—it's an expensive time of year. According to the National Retail Federation's national holiday consumer spending survey (conducted by BIGinsight), the average holiday shopper will spend $749.51 on gifts, décor, holiday cards, entertaining and other things this season. That's a minor increase from $740.57 — the amount shoppers spent last year. Two-thirds of respondents to a recent poll by the NPD Group said they “plan to spend about the same” as last year, while 10 percent planned to “spend more.” Unlike other areas of the country, the fiscal cliff and sequestration are really on the minds of thousands of federal employees and government contractors. With that in mind, will you be more…