NORTHAMPTON: Black Friday shopping we are here in Northampton there are lots of small local businesses while supporting your local businesses Saturday is the day to get it done.
Small Business Saturday is a fairly new holiday. It started in 2010 by American Express. The idea was to help small retailers during the recession.
The US Small Business Administration estimated few years later in 2012 and customers spent nearly $5.5 billion on small businesses.
Saturday morning to see when a few of these independent stores will open and although most are not open yet, a lot of them have signs on the windows saying they will be open at 10 this Saturday morning.