Small Business Saturday provides support local businesses, great deals for shoppers

Posted November 27, 2020 5:11 a.m. EST
Updated November 28, 2020 10:01 p.m. EST

— While local businesses often rely on Small Business Saturday as the 'shop local' alternative to Black Friday, this year's event might be the most important one yet.

Many small businesses faced a bumpy year and are still straining in the COVID-19 economy.

Around 60% of virus-related small business closures became permanent this year, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.

Losing these small businesses is like losing pieces of our local culture.

WRAL has . Just scroll through or search for a specific business, then click on the plus sign below to see a drop down menu of deals.

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