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Big Day for Small Business Saturday

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The start of the holiday shopping season is well underway. After "Gray Thursday" and "Black Friday" came "Small Business Saturday".

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The start of the holiday shopping season is well underway. After "Gray Thursday" and "Black Friday" came "Small Business Saturday".
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12513/7188891?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Sun, 26 Nov 2017 04:03:10 +0000 Big Day for Small Business Saturday The start of the holiday shopping season is well underway. After "Gray Thursday" and "Black Friday" came "Small Business Saturday". http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12513/7188891?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WBRE the start of the holiday shopping season is well underway. after gray thursday and black friday came small business saturday. this day is designed to support small businesses in the community. and the support was easy to see in one downtown location. "man says, "one, two, three." (sound of scissors that two, three." (sound "man says, "one, two, three." (sound of scissors that doesn't cut ribbon on multiple tries before cutting then laughter)." ((mark hiller reports))it's not how you start, it's how you finish... and oh, what a finish for small business saturday in downtown wilkes- barre. officials are calling it the biggest saturday of center city shopping in the diamond city any thanksgiving weekend since the 1980s. helping the cause, midtown village's holiday pop up shops making its debut this holiday weekend.(lindsay bezick -- vp, greater wilkes-barre chamber of commerce)"this is something we looked at early in the year and it really did come together, a team effort and all these vendors are amazing." shoppers found everything from handcrafted jewelry, artwork and furnishings to fragrances, photography and trendy pet accessories -- all in one place. (lindsay bezick -- vp, greater wilkes-barre chamber of commerce)"it's the perfect launch for us with something like this initiative."it's not just pop-up shops that popped up for this "shop small" day. a year round business made its debut.(norma moore -- owner's sister, one stop pop shop)"it was fantastic. we had a, you know, a lot of shoppers coming in.""one stop pop shop" bills itself as your one stop for all things pop.(norma moore -- owner's sister, one stop pop shop)"so, you've got soda pop, popcorn, lollipops. covers it all, right?"day one of the business satisfied curiosity as much as a sweet tooth. (norma moore -- owner's sister, one stop pop shop)"a lot of people just coming in to check it out, see what was here, sampling a lot of samples. it was really nice." getting a good taste of this busy holiday shopping weekend and fulfilling the goal of small business saturday.(tony brooks -- wilkes-barre councilman)"you're driving money back to the local economy. it's locally owned, local people are shopping and that will keep circulating the money locally which is better than going to some big corporation." ((mark)) the 12 new holiday pop-up shops in midtown village will be open every thursday, friday and saturday through mid-december. santa is on





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