The annual day is to help promote local stores in the community during the holiday season.
Saturday, November 29, is a day to support local entrepreneurs by shopping locally, keeping shoppers money in the area during Small Business Saturday. "It's all about public support and community support". "Everything has a reclaim value to it - it's ll newly constructed from older materials".
"If you can, stay local, shop local, and support Topeka", Ross said.
From Centennial Place throughout Granger and into our very own downtown South Bend, businesses from all over Michiana are participating. "Local things are very important to the people here", Claire Harden said.
Small Business Saturday has generated more than $ 100 billion over the past decade. "They're realistically coming in and helping to support us being here".
Businesses owners are now asking shoppers to remember how much your gift can give if you buy locally.
"When you shop Topeka, you're shopping your friends, you're shopping your neighbors, you're shopping your community", Bob Ross, senior vice president of marketing and communications for the Greater Topeka Partnership, said. "It keeps everything revolving".
The most popular candy in the West has teamed up with the Carson Valley Lions Club again this year to sell See's sweets from now through Christmas eve.
"I'm an artist and I appreciate the individuality and the unique items that you can find in small stores", said Lisa Hemphill. "They're thinking about how they're spending their dollars", said Reimers.
Roofs dripped as the rain turned to snow in downtown Sioux Falls, but that's not stopping shoppers from walking the streets of Phillips Avenue to get a good deal on Small Business Saturday.