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Read Delete: How To Be Successful This Small Business Saturday

 

November 25 is this year’s official Small Business Saturday, a day when local retailers can strut their stuff on the Saturday bookended between mass retailers’ Black Friday madness and e-tailers’ Cyber Monday frenzy. It was conceived by American Express, which reported that small businesses generated some $15.4 billion dollars on Small Business Saturday last year. American Express explains the goal is, “to support these local places that make our communities strong” with plans “to bring more holiday shopping to small businesses.”

Small Business Saturday brings much needed attention to an often overlooked contributor to the U.S. economy. The National Retail Federation reports there are some 3,793,621 retail establishments, and nearly 99% count as small businesses with less than 50 employees. Read more here.

Source: Forbes

 

 

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Mr. Mercurio is a Principal and the Chair of the Firm’s Business Law and Transactions Practice Group. He serves as outside general counsel to clients on matters related to corporate and business law, commercial transactions, government contracting, health care, construction services, and real estate. As a strategic partner to firm clients, Mr. Mercurio regularly counsels entrepreneurial individuals and assorted entities on all aspects of business and commerce including formation and structure; ownership, management and control; financing and capital; expansion and acquisition; sale and transfer; and contraction and dissolution.

 

 

 

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