Toni Ricci is anything but a typical dance instructor. Her friendly smile and business-like demeanor speak to her strong character and drive to achieve what few have: a successful dance studio and hundreds of students who call her business their second home.Read More
Annie Turnbo Malone was a businesswoman and philanthropist from Illinois, known for her cosmetic inventions and the Poro College. Because of her work, she’s sometimes referred to as the “mother” of the African American cosmetics, hair care, and beauty industries. Malone was also the first black female millionaire in America. Read More
George Washington Carver was one of the most prominent scientists and inventors of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, an American icon, and a true entrepreneur and lifetime student. His life was dedicated to educating, learning, and inventing new tools and technologies to better the lives of Americans and the world.Read More
We’re excited to join American Express this year in supporting Small Business Saturday on November 26th! As holiday shopping kicks off this weekend, we would like to ask gift-givers all over America to show your love for small business by visiting your local shops and stores.
It’s easy! Visit the map to find a small business near you and plan your Black Friday and Small Business Saturday shopping trip! You can also share our social media posts and help celebrate with a special hastag: #ShopSmall. By visiting local stores, you are giving back to the community in an incredible way, and also bringing holiday magic to entrepreneurs and their families!
Thank you for your support, and for shopping small this year. Happy holidays!