Hawaii News By STEPHANIE SALMONS Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Saturday, November 24, 2018, 12:05 a.m. Share this story Judi Mellon, Jason Ueki and Miles Yoshioka canvass for Small Business Saturday in early November through downtown Hilo. Judi Mellon and Jason Ueki talk with a representative of Hawaii Forest & Trail Hilo about Small Business Saturday while canvasing for the event in early November through downtown Hilo. (Photos by HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald) HILO — Between the Black Friday bargains and Cyber Monday sales, holiday shoppers can make a big impact locally by shopping small on Small Business Saturday. American Express launched the first Small Business Saturday in 2010 to bring more holiday shopping to small businesses. Always the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday is today. ADVERTISING This is the second year that the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce has participated in the Small Business Saturday promotion locally. HICC Executive Officer Miles Yoshioka said the chamber has been named a “neighborhood champion” and as such, promises to reach out to small businesses in the community and share promotional materials and “swag” to build awareness of the program. “The majority of our chamber members are small businesses, so as a way of supporting them… Read full this story
- Your VERY bizarre Super Saturday rules: Bring your own cutlery to restaurants, no singing in pubs and throwaway hymn sheets in church – how Britain will reopen but unlike it's ever looked before
- Police chief says it’s ‘crystal clear’ boozy revellers WON’T socially distance after Super Saturday mayhem
- Pokémon Go Fest 2020 plans laid out, as Niantic talks future of its game and company
- Upper Crust and Caffè Ritazza will cut 5,000 jobs and warns just one FIFTH of outlets will survive into autumn as working from home is blamed for collapse of Britain's lunchtime economy
- Meanwhile in Leicester... Police on patrol at stations as locked-down residents are told not to leave Covid-hit city which remains a ghost town on Super Saturday
- The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Rep. Mark Takano says Congress must extend worker benefits expiring in July; WHO reports record spike in global cases
Locally owned store theme of Small Business Saturday today have 360 words, post on www.westhawaiitoday.com at November 24, 2018. This is cached page on USA Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.