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People Encouraged To Shop Local In Downtown Fargo For Plaid Friday

The event is all about encouraging shoppers to spend their Black Friday money not just on the big box stores

FARGO, N.D. — Downtown shops ask people to stay warm by throwing on plaid and score some good deals by shopping local. It’s all a part of the annual Plaid Friday in Fargo. The event is all about encouraging shoppers to spend their Black Friday money not just on the big box stores. A store manager says it’s important to…

Local Stores Celebrate Small Business Saturday on Busy Shopping Weekend

Business owners say downtown has been more lively compared to years before

FARGO, N.D. — Local entrepreneurs are taking advantage of the busy shopping weekend. Small Business Saturday is a nationwide movement launched by American Express in 2010 when the economy was in recession. Several stores in downtown Fargo are taking part including places like Unglued and Boots & Heels. Small business owners say promoting local shops has definitely made the area livelier…

LIVE: Keep Your Holiday Shopping Local With Small Business Saturday

Dozens Of Local Businesses Teaming Up For Holiday Deals

  This is the biggest weekend of the year for small businesses in the F/M area. Small Business Saturday is November 24th, and Melissa Rademacher, President and CEO of the Downtown Community Partnership, joins Adam to tell people why they should save some their holiday spending for local businesses. Dozens of downtown businesses are holding sales for Small Business Saturday….

Small Business Saturday Highlights Local Entrepreneurs

american express started the tradition to remind communities about their local businesses

FARGO, N.D. — Before Cyber Monday comes around, small businesses around the F-M area are making sure people remember them during the holiday season. Some say small businesses are the backbone of small towns. “You have to have small businesses to function in a town,” said Darla Julin, owner of Fantasies in Frosting. Julin says people tend to forget that on…