National Holiday Benefits Local Shops

ASHLAND, Ore. – The spectacle isn’t as big and sales aren’t quite as dramatic, but local shops say their day is just as important. “I think it just lets our customers know that we appreciate them,” said Stacey Larnerd, owner of Ashland’s Village Shoes. Small Business Saturday started three years ago as an American Express … Continue reading »

Small Business Saturday Boosts Sales

ASHLAND, Ore. — Retail giants own Black Friday and online orders dominate Cyber Monday, but sandwiched in between those retail shopping days is Small Business Saturday. Here in the Rogue Valley, shoppers looking for holiday gifts were shopping local especially along the stores in downtown Ashland. Hatsetera owner Nancy Christmann said she made preparations for … Continue reading »