Start your holiday shopping at locally owned stores during Small Business Saturday.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 24 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses that their community thrives on. American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue prospering and building the local economy in Buffalo Grove. Last year, 100 million people nationwide participated in Small Business Saturday by shopping at locally owned stores to help boost the economy and their communities. You can “like” Small Business Saturday on Facebook by visiting …
Patch Places has all of the info on local restaurants, salons, shops and more—make it yours!
When Buffalo Grove Patch launched in 2010, we sent representatives to local businesses to collect information for our directory. Now, more than a year later, Patch Places is the area of this site where users can find descriptions, hours, photos, contact information and much more for hundreds of spots around town. All users can add events taking place at local spots, can rate the business on a scale of one to five stars, and can add a review. But owners of local businesses get even more benefits when they claim a listing. Owners or managers should search for their business listing and select "claim your listing" in order to make updates to the page. A form will pop up asking for your name, contact information and proof of ownership. Within …