Shop Local on Saturday

Brick and mortar stores, shops and boutiques open doors for Small Business Saturday

Photo: Cyndi Bemel | SouthPasadenan.com | Shopping local on Mission Street in South Pasadena

Look for shopping deals as a variety of South Pasadena merchants will be taking part in Small Business Saturday.

Now in its seventh year, American Express has promoted the event in an effort to promote local businesses during the holiday season.

Among the stores specifically participating in the American Express program in South Pas are ReImagine Your Home, SportsClips, Trina Turk, Santa Fe Crafts and Camille clothing, shoes and accessories.

PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | Chamber Ambassadors welcoming members in front of Lloyd and Lane on Fair Oaks Avenue

Small Business Saturday is sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyper Monday, which feature big box retail and e-commerce stores, respectively. Small Business Saturday encourages shoppers to patronize mom-and-pop businesses at the start of the holiday season.

The U.S. Small Business Association calls it “a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities.”

PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | Custom South Pasadena coasters available at Retreat on Mission Street

Our City, South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and local shop owners encourage South Pasadenans to shop local on Saturday and throughout this holiday season.

Stay tuned for Diane Staples’ list of 25 cool things in South Pasadena for your holiday shopping list.

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Bill Glazier is a South Pasadenan and has been the primary news reporter & editor-in-chief for South Pasadena for over 23 years. His work with SouthPasadenan.com now reaches over 52,000 viewers in the South Pasadena, Highland Park, Pasadena, and surrounding communities monthly.

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