The official holiday shopping season kicks off the day after Thanksgiving with a day known as Black Friday. Practically everyone knows that.
But have you heard about Small Business Saturday? This shopping holiday is held the Saturday after Thanksgiving and encourages shoppers to visit their local brick and motor businesses.
Local First Utah’s Shift Your Spending Week kicks off on Friday, November 29th with a similar goal. They suggest setting a goal to shift 10% of your spending this holiday season towards locally owned businesses.
According to them, if we all shift just 10% of our spending to local businesses, on a yearly basis, $1.3 million will stay in the Utah economy.
Salt Lake City’s e2 businesses are local businesses that have made a commitment to reduce their environmental impact.
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