“What day is Small Business Saturday 2016?” Luckily, it stays the same every year.
Small Business Saturday always takes place on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving Day, which is Nov. 26 this year. This means it takes place directly after Black Friday. The idea behind Small Business Saturday is that customers can support local businesses by shopping at them. This makes it the opposite of Black Friday, which focuses on large retailers.
If you didn’t know what day is Small Business Saturday, don’t feel bad. The whole event is fairly new and can easily get overshadowed by sale events taking place on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Small Business Saturday got its start in 2010. It was a promotion created by American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) to promote small businesses. The first event mainly took place in Roslindale Village, Mass., on Nov. 27.
Before the first official event, Small Business Saturday was also used as a hashtag on social media website Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR). However, the use of this hashtag was similar to ones such as #tbt and #mondaymotivation.
There’s also a Small Business Saturday page on Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) to help people keep track of the shopping event. The page shares information about the event and also posts ideas for consumers that can help them support their local businesses. You can check the page out by following this link.
Now is some asks you “What day is Small Business Saturday this year?’ You can give them an answer that should help them remember it in the future.