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Support Your Favorite Small Business

With Small Business Saturday coming this weekend, you can help drive feet — and wallets — to your favorite independent business. Give your favorite business a Shout Out!

You might be the type who finds sleeping on the sidewalk for the best Black Friday deals exciting. Or perhaps you've already started working out your mouse-clicking finger for Cyber Monday. But if neither scenario appeals to you, there is an alternative — Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26..

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 — and encourages shoppers not to bypass Main Street for the mega-mall.

Duluth Patch would love to hear which small businesses you can't live without in Duluth. Tell us in the comments which independently owned business is a must for shoppers this Saturday and why. Your shout-out could help a sector of our economy that has created 65 percent of the net new jobs over the past 17 years.

So when you must get your nails done just right, find that perfect bottle of wine or have a craving for an amazing sandwich, where do you go time and time again?

Greg Lindquist November 23, 2011 at 11:26 PM
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