Five Reasons to #ShopSmall on Small Business Saturday Nov. 26

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The Minority Business Development Agency shares five reasons local consumers should shop small on Small Business Saturday Nov. 26 and throughout the holiday season:

  1. Support Local Job Growth
    Small businesses create two out of three net new private-sector jobs in the U.S. which spurs economic development and job growth.

  2. Make an Economic Impact 
    The average consumer spent $170 on Small Business Saturday last year for a total of $16.2 billion spent at local Main Street merchants.

  3. Be a Part of a Growing Tradition
    Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, 95 million people shopped small on Small Business Saturday last year, up eight percent from the year before.

  4. Enjoy a Tasty Meal or Treat
    1 million restaurants
    across the U.S. are also a part of Small Business Saturday and employ one out of 10 working Americans.

  5. Participate in a Neighborhood Event
    Many local businesses work together to host special Small Business Saturday events

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