American Express – Spend Small Enterprise Saturday In Downtown Lafayette
Lafayette, LA – As soon as the Thanksgiving feast is finished, Downtown Lafayette needs to remind customers of a big day on the calendar: Small Enterprise Saturday. With all kinds of regionally owned retail shops promoting the whole lot from bicycles and out of doors gear, to residence decor and data — Downtown Lafayette is a vacation procuring vacation spot the place there may be actually one thing for everybody. “All of us hear in regards to the unbelievable offers on Black Friday at main shops, in addition to the net gross sales throughout Cyber Monday on web sites like Amazon, however many individuals nonetheless have no idea about Small Enterprise Saturday,” Anita Begnaud, CEO of Downtown Growth Authority and Downtown Lafayette Limitless mentioned. “This day is a reminder for people to go out and support local businesses run by your neighbors, colleagues, and friends – people who live, work, and raise their families in our community.” Begnaud continued, “Our small businesses are the backbone of Lafayette’s downtown district, so it is imperative that when we plan our holiday shopping that intentionally spread the love (and our dollars) to local shops and restaurants.” This 12 months, Small Enterprise Saturday is on Saturday, November 28th, proper after Black Friday and earlier than Cyber Monday. Small Enterprise Saturday was first noticed on November 27, 2010, and promoted by American Express as a approach for people to patronize brick and mortar companies on the kick-off of the vacation procuring season.
Robin Thibodeaux is likely one of the many retailer house owners wanting ahead to Small Enterprise Saturday. Her store DBR Designs, formally often known as Designs By Robin, formally opened in August. Along with inside and exterior design providers, the showroom affords a big number of native artwork, customized bedding, lamps and lighting, silk crops, and extra. “DBR is actually excited to be part of the resurgence of retail and restaurant institutions in Downtown Lafayette,” Thibodeaux mentioned. “Store native — store downtown! Preserve Lafayette sturdy!”
By procuring at native shops on Small Enterprise Saturday — and any day of the 12 months for that matter — you might be supporting households and mates out of your neighborhood. Native artist and ADORN retail store proprietor Adrian Guidry mentioned, “It’s essential to help native companies yearly, however particularly this one.” Guidry continued, “By shopping in Downtown Lafayette, you’re not only buying a unique gift, you’re supporting individuals who took a chance on their dreams and work with passion every day. You are helping local stores continue to thrive and stay in business.” To study extra about Downtown Lafayette’s Small Enterprise Saturday plans, be a part of Anita Begnaud and different Downtown Lafayette neighborhood members at a press convention held at 505 Jefferson Street on Tuesday, November 24th at 9:00 am.
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