AmEx's third annual Small Business Saturday is today, Nov. 24, 2012.
Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Friday, November 23, 2012
Tips for getting the presents they want without having to hoof it from Southampton to the North Pole.
Santa’s awesome, but he doesn’t always deliver the hottest toys of the season on demand to Southampton, no matter how nicely we ask. If the kids – or wannabe kids – in your life happen to have their hearts set on presents that are hard to come by, it can be torturous running from store to store only to find what they really want just isn’t available. Whether your little girl has her sights on the latest Lalaloopsy, your son wants a Hot Wheels R/C Terrain Twister or that “big baby” in your life is yearning for a copy of Halo 4, here are some ideas on how to track down what’s in demand without putting miles and miles on your vehicle in the process: Tips for Shopping in Town If you hate ordering online and love the gratification of being able…
Find out what’s in before you head out to shop.
Making sure to put just the right presents under the tree for kids can be tricky even for Santa. If you’re hoping to find out what’s hot before you head out to shop on Black Friday or Small Business Saturday, we’ve put together a few suggestions. Retailers themselves are generally the best judges of what’s in. Here are what some of the biggest toy retailers in the area are saying: Toys ‘R’ Us This retailer has a Top 15 list of toys for boys and girls. Some of its suggestions include: To see the full list, visit Toys ‘R’ Us online. Target This store agrees with Toys ‘R’ Us on a few counts, but has its own suggestions, as well. They include: To see the full list of suggestions, visit Target online. Walmart This retailer has an extensive list…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Patch wants to know when you start to shop for the holidays.
It seems the last trick-or-treater had barely left the driveway when local retailers rolled out all of their Christmas items. Santa has set up shop for photos at several locations around the area, and many local retailers are advertising holiday and Black Friday sales and deals. Even though Thanksgiving isn't until next week, the holiday shopping is well underway. What do you think about all of this holiday madness? Is now the perfect time to start your holiday shopping? Or do you wait a few weeks? Are you planning wait in line for stores to open on Black Friday? Or do you wait for the sales on Cyber Monday? Vote in the below poll and explain your reasoning in the comment section.
Friday, November 9, 2012
AmEx's third annual Small Business Saturday is coming later this month.
Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday. It's a day to patronize and support the locally owned small businesses in your community. Hosted by American Express and sponsored by FedEx, Clear Channel and many other corporate supporters, public officials and advocacy groups, the third annual Small Business Saturday will be held Nov. 24, to help small businesses generate exposure and, well, business during the biggest shopping season of the year. Supporting these businesses invigorates the economy and the community. Last year, more than 100 million people pledged to "Shop Small," by visiting brick-and-mortar shops in their neighborhoods, and American Express estimates this year's turnout will be even greater. …