I'm a champion of small business – but I hate Small Business Saturday

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the Guardian—The annual US celebration of small businesses is demeaning. If we’re good at what we do, we don’t need acts of charity On 24 November, the day after Black Friday and two days before Cyber Monday, Americans will “celebrate” our eighth annual Small Business Saturday. The holiday, which started in 2010, has grown into something of a national phenomenon. What began as just a promotional campaign thought up by American Express has now spawned more than 7,200 “neighborhood champions” who “rally their...

Small businesses band together for Small Business Saturday. Many small and independent retailers who are holding Small Business Saturday shopping events Thanksgiving weekend are banding together with others, believing that there's strength in numbers. Small Business Saturday, started … Click to Continue