posts tagged with Shopping

Put Your Loved Ones “First” On Valentine’s Day

I hate to admit this, but I am a procrastinator. This fact becomes increasingly more apparent around holidays when I need to buy and send presents, no more so than Valentine’s Day last year. My mother, who lives two time zones away, had been going through a rough time. I wanted her to know someone loved her on this romantic holiday. Of course time slipped away from me, and all of a sudden it was February 13th!

Cyber Monday & Beyond: Navigating the Online Holiday Shopping Season

Do you hear that sound? No, it’s not the clicking of Santa’s reindeers or jingle bells. It’s the clicking of keyboards across the nation as we head into the thick of the holiday shopping season. We started with Black Friday, then Small Business Saturday and today we move on to Cyber Monday. In the next few weeks, folks will be scrambling to check off those last minute gifts – many of you (like me!) relying heavily on the convenience of online shopping.

“Shop Small ®” and Support Mom-and-Pop Shops on Small Business Saturday

The sun is about to set on Black Friday, and rise on Small Business Saturday; a day to embrace local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and promote vibrant communities across the country.

E-Commerce and the Secrets for Small Business Survival

Small businesses across the U.S. are about to enter their busiest days of the year. Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday – a trifecta of commercial holidays!

The Best Gift for the Economy: More Time for Shopping and Shipping

Although you may still be polishing off Halloween candy, walk into almost any retail store and the holidays will hit you in the face—ornaments, gift suggestions, bold advertisements reminding you to shop early for the lowest prices. Retailers will likely pull out all the stops this year, especially since shoppers have 32 days to purchase and send gifts—the maximum—between Black Friday and Christmas.