YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Small Business Saturday has been gaining in popularity since it began in 2010. FitSmallBusiness.com reports that in 2016, 112 million consumers shopped on Small Business Saturday, spending $15.4 billion. That’s up from the 73.9 million who spent $5.5 billion in 2012.
Over the last few weeks, The Business Journal has reported on many small businesses that promote shopping local and its positive impact on the community. Many of them are offering special deals this weekend.
Here are a just a few suggestions. For more, watch videos on our ‘Best of the Buzz’ page.
Aebischer’s Jewelry Inc.
68 S. Main St., Poland
On Saturday, Aebischer’s Jewelry Inc. is giving away ten, $100 gift certificates in an in-store drawing. They’re also offering 25% off purchases up to $2,500 on everything in the store.
Big Dog RC
482 Stoneboro Lateral Road, Stoneboro, Pa.
On Friday, shoppers can purchase a battle drone for $35, regular price is $60.
Butler Institute of American Art
524 Wick Ave., Youngstown
On Sunday, the Butler Institute is one of 400 museum shops in all 50 states and eight countries to participate in the inaugural Museum Store Sunday. The event includes:
- Local craft vendors.
- Book signing with local author Sean Posey, Canfield, for his new book “Historic Theaters of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.”
- 10% discounts for all shoppers.
- 20% discounts for members.
- Free gift with purchases of $40 or more.
4422 Youngstown Road SE, Warren
8586 South Ave., Boardman
Friday through Sunday, buy a $100 gift card and get a $50 gift card for free. Offer is good at the Boardman and Warren restaurants.
Dineen’s Jewelry & Gifts
822 N. State Street, Girard
On Friday and Saturday, shoppers who purchase:
- $50 of Luca + Danni jewelry receive a free bracelet.
- $100 of Mariana jewelry receive a free pair of earrings.
- $125 of John Medeiros jewelry receive a free pair of earrings.
Shoppers can also register for select prizes and receive a free tote with any $50 purchase.
Mirabella Medical Spa and Laser Center
7645 Market St., Suite 210, Boardman
Throughout the holiday shopping season, purchase a three-treatment intense pulsed light (IPL) package for the face and receive a free three-treatment package for shoulders, arms or décolletage.
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