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Store owner says Small Business Saturday benefits entire community
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Store owner says Small Business Saturday benefits entire community

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Black Friday is the day that big businesses give big discounts, with many taking advantage of the shopping holiday. However, deals can still be found on Small Business Saturday!Timeline Antiques, a small business in Shreveport, is preparing for the big day.“We are a 10,000 square foot antique and collectible mall that specializes in providing Victorian to modern and everything in between,” said co-owner Bryan Gray.He says one of the most important aspects of a small business is having a relationship with the community.“The small businesses are familial. You get on a first name basis with them, you know kids’ birthdays and you know who is going to school with who.”After building close connections with customers, Gray says he sees better business from familiar fac...
Rocket Fizz to donate Small Business Saturday sales to Ann Arbor animal shelter
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Rocket Fizz to donate Small Business Saturday sales to Ann Arbor animal shelter

ANN ARBOR – Downtown Ann Arbor’s Rocket Fizz will be helping local animals get a leg up on finding their furrever homes. The Main Street candy store is donating 10 percent of its sales made during Small Business Saturday to the Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV).Small Business Saturday is a shopping day that happens on the first Saturday following the Thanksgiving holiday. This year, it falls on Saturday, Nov. 26. “We have really enjoyed our ongoing relationship with HSHV,” said Rocket Fizz co-owner Tom Holmer in a release. “Bringing people joy is a big part of our daily motivation and nothing brings us more joy than to see some four-legged friends find new families.”HSHV helps around 24,000 animals and people annually. It offers adoption services for all types of animals, low-cost v...