“Shoppers who visit locally owned businesses will find almost everything they could get at the mall and plenty of items by local artisans, designers, bakers, chocolatiers, brewers, and tinkerers that can be found only on Main Street.”
“There are many people looking for things to do that day for whom Black Friday is completely out of the question,” says RiverLink’s Dave Russell. “For them, fresh air, exhilaration and supporting causes such as RiverLink are a win-win-win.”
Nestled between the occasionally controlled chaos of Black Friday and the countless clicks of Cyber Monday sits a relatively new post-Thanksgiving shopping day. As the name implies, Small Business Saturday calls on holiday gift-seekers to patronize small retailers rather than, or in addition to, big-box stores. This Saturday, Nov. 29, marks the fifth incarnation of […]
Keep your holiday shopping dollars in the community with these deals at area independent businesses. Photo from Blog Asheville.
It’s easy to get lost in a flurry of black Friday sales. Go green this year with a zipline tour to benefit a variety of environmental organizations.
What kind of deals can you get at your local retailers? Hint: Be sure and pick up this week’s Xpress for some rad coupons. Logo courtesy the Asheville Grown Business Alliance.