Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday sits “Small Business Saturday”, a day dedicated to helping small businesses and their communities. This November 25th is Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate and support the local small businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods across the country. Downtown Bozeman and our over 250 small businesses are proud to take part in Small Business Saturday, and we’re encouraging everyone to “Shop Small” in Downtown Bozeman and everywhere on November 25th.
In honor of Small Business Saturday, there will be FREE PARKING EVERYWHERE in Downtown Bozeman (parking garage, surface lots, and on-street parking) for the entire day of November 25th! Businesses, print your FREE PARKING FLYER here. And, check out a list of promotions and activities at some of the downtown businesses during Small Business Saturday on our website at www.downtownbozeman.org.
Why Shop Small?
· There are 23 million small businesses in the country.
· Small businesses have increased by 49% since 1982.
· 54% of U.S. sales happen at small businesses.
· Small businesses have created 8 million jobs since 1990.
· Franchised small businesses employ roughly 8 million people and make up 40% of all American retail jobs.
· Small businesses donate 250% more than larger businesses to non-profits and community causes
· If you spend $100 at a local business, roughly $68 stays in your local economy. If you spend the same are a large business, only $43 stays in the local economy
*Source: “Small Business Saturday Statistics” information taken from www.grasshopper.com
Visit www.downtownbozeman.org or www.shopsmall.com to learn about other ways to get involved and support your favorite small businesses. Thank you for supporting Small Business Saturday 2017 and Bozeman Small Businesses November 25th and throughout the year!
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