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Small Business Saturday - Nov. 26 - #ShopSmall

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(information/statistics provided by American Express)

DAY ONE - 2010

The first-ever Small Business Saturday took place on Nov 27.

It encouraged people across the country to support small, local businesses.


The United States Senate unanimously passed a resolution

of support for Small Business Saturday.


From Washington D.C., to Washington State, governors, mayors, and

even President Obama championed Small Business Saturday.


The day continued to grow, with more individuals and local organizations

pledging to support the day as Neighborhood Champions. 1450+ Neighborhood Champions signed up to rally their communities.


American Express encouraged small business owners to take

charge of the day, helping them promote their businesses with free

personalized ads, which appeared millions of times across the web. An estimated $14.3 billion was spent at small independent businesses on the day


Shoppers supported their neighborhood businesses like never before,

continuing to embrace the day as a holiday shopping tradition. An estimated 95 million people went out to shop at small businesses.

We, at Educational Outfitters and Academic Outfitters, a premier provider of school uniform, dress code apparel, spirit wear, corporate apparel, and team wear, want to thank you for shopping with us, your community-based school uniform company. We are forever grateful to you. 

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