SHOP SMALL

Shop SMALL Saturday (NOT big at the MALL)

"Shop Small" on Nov. 25, 2017, the Saturday after Thanksgiving — and shop small EVERY DAY of the year, too. It's a great way to help the local economy. Because "shopping small" keeps your dollars at home. Shop Small means your dollars will not be sent somewhere else.

When you Shop Small this Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, you will be voting with your dollars; you will be voting for small entrepreneurs, not for big box stores and other big corporations.

YOUR DOLLARS ARE YOUR VOTES

Doing so will send the U.S. Congress a message: they should be helping the poor and the middle class more than they should be helping the rich and big corporations. 

The truth: the U.S. Congress led by Republicans has proposed a tax plan that will help the rich and the corporations much more than small businesses and the middle class.

So "Shop Small" on Nov. 25, 2017, and every day for the rest of the year. Doing so will get noticed in Washington, D.C.

VOTE WITH YOUR SHOPPING DOLLARS

So vote with you dollars this holiday and Christmas shopping season: Shop Small on Nov. 25th — and every day of the year if you care to strengthen the small business owner as well as the Asheville Area and Western North Carolina.


Here's how your "shop small" shopping habits can transform our community:

SmallBizDaily.com offers five reasons why you should SHOP SMALL in 2017 | Read More>

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers this YouTube video, featuring Linda McMahon, who explains how "Shop Small" is smart for Americans; visit YouTube.com or Click Here>

SBA Small Saturday press release about the benefits of shopping at small, local businesses ; visit SBA.gov or Click Here>


'Paradise Papers' expose big business | Known as the Paradise Papers, facts are now available that show how big corporations avoid paying their fair share of taxes, thereby hurting American citizens | Visit NYTimes.com or Click Here>


Over 400 millionaires and billionaires urge Republicans not to cut their taxes | In a 2017 letter to the U.S. Congress, hundreds of very rich Americans are telling lawmakers to prevent the debt from increasing by $1.5 trillion as Republicans are proposing to do through widespread tax giveaways to the rich and big business. The letter specifically criticizes Congress about proposing to eliminate the federal inheritance tax that only affects 5,000 of the richest families | Visit Washingtonpost.com or Click Here> | Read the letter at ResponsibleWealth.org or Click Here>


 

Buy local, save local – and pre-order your 2018 card now | Asheville Grown Business Alliance's "Go Local Card" supports public education and local businesses. You can select which Asheville schools you want 50% of your membership price to go to. Also, you can pre-order your 2018 Go Local card now or get you card in-person at select local stores beginning in December. The card provides discount prices and special members-only offers. For more details, visit Ashevillegrown.com: More>

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