Start your holiday shopping at locally owned stores during Small Business Saturday.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 24 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses that their community thrives on. 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 small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue prospering and building the local economy in Stoughton. Last year, 100 million people nationwide participated in Small Business Saturday by shopping at locally owned stores to help boost the economy and their communities. Check out some local Stoughton businesses in our business directory …
Where are your favorite local places to shop? We’ve dug up some features on local businesses from our archives. Take a look.
Small Business Saturday, conceived by American Express to help spotlight the efforts of local small businesses, comes at the beginning of the big holiday shopping sprint—this Saturday (Nov. 26)—and encourages shoppers not to bypass “Main Street.” Where are your favorite local places to shop? We’ve dug up some features on local businesses from our archives. Take a look below. *** Uncle Milty's Stoughton Army Navy Store Entrenched In The Center Of Town Long before the "big-box" retail corporate giants dominated the consumer market, there were traditional "brick-and-mortar" destination shops like Uncle Milty's Stoughton Army Navy Store in Stoughton center. Open since 1977, the store may be best known for its mascot—a wooden cigar-store Indian…