Small is beautiful

Written by Diana Nelson Jones on .


Today isn’t the only day to support locally-owned businesses, but it’s the official day — Small Business Saturday. The so-called mom and pop stores are competing at great disadvantage with the big corporate boxes and their advertising budgets and name recognition.

Not that advertising is a bad thing. In the print news biz it is a great thing. We love it! But keep in mind that your support of the little guy and gal who runs a business in a real neighborhood makes the whole city stronger.

You’ll save on gasoline the bargains you seek by driving far.

Keep the little storefronts humming, and not just today.

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