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Shop Locally in U City on Small Business Saturday

Start your holiday shopping at locally owned stores during Small Business Saturday.

Small Business Saturday is today—Saturday, Nov. 24. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses that their community thrives on.

American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue prospering and building the local economy in University City.

Last year, 100 million people nationwide participated in Small Business Saturday by shopping at locally owned stores to help boost the economy and their communities.

Local participating businesses include:

  • AW Healthcare
  • Blueberry Hill
  • Dewey's Pizza
  • Headz N Threadz
  • MoMo's
  • Mound City Shelled Nut Co.
  • NV Me Boutique
  • Seafood City
  • The Silver Lady
  • Tutti Frutti
  • Wei Hong Seafood Restaurant

To see a complete list of businesses, click here: https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/Shop-Small/ 

You can also “like” Small Business Saturday on Facebook by visiting www.facebook.com/shopsmall.

Other local businesses are offering deals today, including:

  • Star Clipper: Free kids comics for children under 12.
  • Subterranean Books: The Kobo Mini eReader is on sale. The open source reader, regularly $79.99, is available for $49.99.
  • Winslow's Home: Get a $10 WH gift card with every $100 non-food/drink purchase.
  • Ziezo: 15 percent of everything in the store.

TELL US: What small businesses do you patronize in your town and what makes them great? Share in the comments below. 

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