Saturday, November 26th
For those who want the experience of purchasing unique gifts and supporting your community’s stores, boutiques and restaurants; then Shop Small Business Saturday is for you now in its 7th year.  The concept was created by American Express in 2010.  
Details about the day its history participating shops and restaurants are at the link above President Obama’s photo.
President Obama with his daughters Sasha and Malia purchased 17 books on  “Shop Small Business Saturday”at Upshur Street Books last year
Then the trio stopped by Pleasant Pops Farmhouse Market & Cafe in Washington, D.C., where they ordered ice cream popsicles 
The Obamas purchased a slew of new books including Purity: A Novel by Jonathan Franzen; Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights: A Novel by Salman Rushdie; Elske: A Novel of the KingdomOn Fortune’s Wheel and Jackaroo: A Novel of the Kingdom by Cynthia Voigt; A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd; Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli; Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck, Book 8 by Jeff Kinney and Dork Diaries 1: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life by Rachel Renée Russell.
President Obama is a diligent Small Business Saturday shopper who has also encouraged others to do their holiday shopping at small businesses over the years.
URBAN CARGO – On-line business
On-line businesses can also participate in Shop Small Business Saturday
Urban Cargo pictured below increased their on-line customer base 3X during their
on-line business launch.

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