Small Business Saturday

Holiday Shoppers Browse Last Makers Market at Hoops Brewing

The market featured nine different local vendors with products ranging from glasswear and jewelry, to woodworking, knit hats and scarves, and photo prints.

DULUTH, Minn.-. It was a day full of local holiday shopping on the last weekend before Christmas as Hoops Brewing in Canal Park hosted the last of their Saturday makers markets. The market featured nine different local vendors with products ranging from glasswear and jewelry, to woodworking, knit hats and scarves, and photo prints. “Shopping with emotion, it’s like feelings,…

Small Businesses Encouraging Shopping Local for the Holidays

According to stores in West Duluth, more people are shopping local and going more sustainable by thrifting and repurposing gifts.

DULUTH, Minn.- As the holiday shopping season gets in full swing, small businesses in the area are seeing more customers shop local for their Christmas gifts this year. It’s the busiest time of the year for retail businesses, kicking off with Black Friday and Small Business Saturday last week. “I really believe that people come here to just fine really…

Hoops to Host Pop-Up Market

It's all to get the community to come together and support several local artists in one spot.

DULUTH, Minn. —  As part of Small Business Saturday, Hoops Brewing Company in canal park will be hosting several local artists. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be pop-up shops selling different items from handmade winter wear to pottery. Hoops is one of many local businesses hosting smaller artists who can showcase their work. It’s all to get the…

Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Small Business Week

With the holiday season in full swing, members of the chamber say this is a good time to go out and support area businesses.

DULUTH, Minn. — The Superior Douglas County Area Chamber of Commerce and Superior Business Improvement District are hosting their own version of Small Business Saturday but they are making it a week-long event. Shop Small Superior Week is a time for people to get out and support local and to see everything the city of Superior has to offer. So…

Shop Small in Downtown Duluth this Saturday

DULUTH, Minn. – Businesses in Downtown Duluth are gearing up for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 27. Kristi Stokes, President of the Greater Downtown Council in Duluth, says this is typically one of the busier shopping days of the year for small businesses throughout the Downtown Waterfront District. Many will have special promotions, demonstrations, and open houses. “Shopping on Small Business…

Shops Gearing Up for Small Business Saturday

DULUTH, Minn. — Local businesses in the Twin Ports and beyond are hoping to cash in for small business Saturday this weekend. It’s a day to encourage shoppers to buy local and support local one day after Black Friday when larger retail stories end up getting a lot of business on big deals. Small shops like ‘Bailey Builds’ in West…

Annual “Small Business Saturday” Event Adds Bonus Day

DULUTH, Minn. – With the winter storm this past weekend, many local businesses were either closed or closed early on Saturday. With shoppers chose to stay in, the annual “Small Business Saturday” event is getting a bonus day on December 7th to give people another opportunity to stay local when buying their Christmas gifts. “This is just adding another benefit–…

Snap, Hashtag, Post! You Could Win a Prize for Shopping Local in Duluth

Duluth Loves Local is Hosting Small Biz Hop on Saturday, November 30 Starting at 8:00 a.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth Loves Local is looking to make Small Business Saturday more special this year by hosting a Small Biz Hop. The rules are simple and fun! You’re encouraged to shop local on Small Business Saturday. Then post a photo on Instagram (feed or stories) for each location you stop by and use hashtag #smallbizhop. Account must be…

Christmas Tree Illuminates Superior Public Library

Holiday Tree Up for All to Enjoy

SUPERIOR, Wis.- The annual Holiday Tree is now lit in Downtown Superior. The colorfully lit tree looks over the Superior Public Library, and the adjacent corner of Tower Avenue and the newly constructed Belknap Street. Santa paid a visit there on Small Business Saturday, lighting the tree for the first time this season. Superior’s Tannenbaum provides a nice backdrop to…

Small Business Booms After Small Business Saturday

Art in the Alley Among Stores Reporting Increase in Sales

DULUTH, Minn.- Shoppers across the country are fresh off a two-day shopping spree of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. More than 30 small businesses in Duluth participated on Saturday. Businesses like Art in the Alley, on East Superior Street. The store is known for its locally made Jewelry, clothing, accessories and other items. “It was gangbusters,” said Downtown Manager,…

Duluth Shops Small on Saturday

Small Business Saturday Spikes Business in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn.- Shoppers nationwide have had two big days in a row. After the commercial chaos of Black Friday, it’s a relaxing scene for many to visit their favorite store on the corner, browse around some locally handcrafted goods, and talk with shopkeepers they’ve gotten to know. On this Small Business Saturday, Duluth did just that, at more than 30 different…

Shoppers Hit the Twin Ports Shops For Small Business Saturday

DULUTH, Minn. – Kathryn Senn of Art On the Planet says she wishes Small Business Saturday was a trend every Saturday. “It’s been just wonderful,” said Senn. “We’ve seen a lot of new customers. We’ve seen a lot of returning customers.” Held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving Small Business Saturday is about spending big and shopping small. “Small…

Stores Want Your Support On Small Business Saturday

Some Business Owners Call It the Busiest Day of the Year For Them

DULUTH, Minn. – Cities across the nation are preparing for a busy day Nov. 25. supporting local business owners for Small Business Saturday. FOX21 checked in with DLH Clothing, in Downtown Duluth, known for t-shirts honoring the city and the Northland. For Small Business Saturday they’ll have specials, treats and try to bring customers some Christmas Joy. DLH says this…

Get Ready to Shop Small For Small Business Saturday

Art in the Alley, Duluth Pack, Electric Fetus Are a Few of the Businesses Participating In Small Business Saturday Open Houses.

DULUTH, Minn. – A handful of small businesses were at the newly opened American Indian Community Housing Organization Gift Shop to help the local economy and promote diversity by shopping small. It’s been a national trend for years, but it’s only been a tradition in Duluth for six years. Small Business Saturday is about investing in your own neighborhood and making…

Local Businesses Offer Deals for Small Business Saturday

Shopping Small to Support Northland Businesses

DULUTH, Minn. – Later this week many shoppers will be heading out in the early hours of Friday morning to find an unbelievable deal, but some Duluthians are asking you to wait until the weekend. That’s because Small Business Saturday is Saturday, November 25. Many local shops will be hosting open houses and offering special promotions, demonstrations, and workshops. For…