Tag: Small Business Saturday

The Holiday Season Economics

The Holiday Season, or as retailers like to call it, the shopping season, is here, and two key dates are Black Friday and Cyber Monday. According to a survey by Finder.com, 86% of Americans are planning to spend their hard-earned cash on pre-Christmas sales. Estimates are that Americans will drop roughly $87 billion on Black… Continue Reading

A Lackluster Year End for Small Businesses

  In our July 2017 newsletter, we spoke about the Current eCommerce Trends in Consumer Buying and the toll it is taking brick-and-mortar retailers. As we close out 2017, it appears, based on November’s Small Business Saturday numbers, that small businesses are being hit even harder. Now in its eighth year, Small Business Saturday was… Continue Reading

Small Business Saturday helps close 2016 with a bang

At a time when an increasing number of consumers are opting to shop online—and are spreading their holiday shopping spending over a longer period of time than they did traditionally—many still prioritize brick and mortar small businesses. On Saturday, November 26th, consumers across the nation celebrated the small businesses that are the backbones of our… Continue Reading