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
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!
What creates two out of three net new American jobs; produces close to half of our nation’s goods and services (nonfarm private GDP); and can be found, coast to coast, in every small town, big city and rural enclave? Read More
Despite the fact that African-Americans are the fastest growing segment of the nation’s small business owners, business loans to African-American entrepreneurs have yet to rebound since the economic downturn in 2008.Read More