holidays

Holiday sales: The best is yet to come

Did your small business have lackluster sales on Black Friday or Small Business Saturday? Don’t worry. The rest of the holiday shopping season promises to be very kind to brick-and-mortar shops.

Dec 04, 2017

Report: Sales were down on Small Business Saturday this year

Sales slowed on Small Business Saturday compared to last year, but there’s still a lot to like about a day that’s dedicated to driving business to Main Street.

Nov 29, 2017

Alaska, Maryland, and North Dakota are the friendliest states to local retailers on Black Friday

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and December 23 were the biggest holiday sales days for small business retailers last season. We broke down the impact on all 50 states.

Nov 16, 2017

When should your food & beverage business be open this holiday season?

Turns out, New Year’s Eve has some stiff competition for the top sales day for local restaurants, bars, cafes, and eateries.

Nov 15, 2017

Black Friday is the top holiday sales day for small retailers, too

Small Business Saturday is great, but Black Friday is even bigger for local retailer hoping to cash in on the holiday shopping madness.

Nov 14, 2017

How to decide when you should be open for business

Every local company needs to know its optimal hours of operation. We have 6 tips to help you figure out when you should be open for business. 

Nov 02, 2017

22 of the spookiest small businesses in America

Before you jump into Halloween festivities, take a few minutes to read about some of the spookiest local business haunts around the country. 

Oct 31, 2017