In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday as a way to help small businesses gain local attention, and in turn, more customers. Small Business Saturday falls between Black Friday and Cyber Monday—two of the biggest (and busiest) shopping days of the year, occurring at big box retail locations and e-commerce platforms, respectively. The day encourages consumers to make an impact in their neighborhood and community by shopping at small businesses instead of major retailers. Over the past several years, this shopping day has grown into something of a movement. Small Business Saturday has been officially recognized by the U.S. Senate, and politicians all over the nation (including President Obama) have expressed their support. Each year, more and more communities and businesses get involved and promote the importance of shopping “small”.
It is the hope of all those participating that this, the seventh year of Small Business Saturday, is the biggest one yet. The Factory not only offers to you our own collection, collaborations, and DIY fabrics and notions, but highlights the work some of our favorite local and regional artisans, musicians, and purveyors plus our full-service café.
We hope to see you on November 26th and appreciate your support of our small business. We’ll have extended hours and will be offering 10% off brunch, special in-store savings, giveaways, complimentary sweets and beverages, and more.
Shop small this holiday season. Supporting small businesses in your community is one of the most important things you can do as a consumer.