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The independent alternative to ‘Black Friday’

November 25 2015

Had enough of all the hype around ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’? Fed up with the endless Christmas adverts on TV? Then you’ll be happy to learn there is another way. Small Business Saturday, which returns on December 5, is all about family businesses, local shops, cafes and restaurants and friendly, personal service. It falls...

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Why Small Business Saturday is good for us all

November 19 2014

Small Business Saturday, launched in the UK last year, returns on Saturday, December 6 and, as one of the ‘little guys’ on the high street, I hope you’ll support it. It’s for family businesses, local shops, cafes/restaurants and service businesses and last year, according to sponsors American Express, 43 per cent of shoppers chose specifically...

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2021 will deliver a feast of sport . . . eventually

You might want to see a trailer before buying a 2021 calendar but as...

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