Every year in the U.S., the first week of July is a time to celebrate not only our Independence as a nation but the entrepreneurial spirit and freedom that is embodied by our independent businesses. Independents Week is an annual opportunity to recognize the many valuable contributions these local businesses make to our communities.
Plaid Friday was conceived from the idea of weaving the individual threads of small businesses together to create a strong fabric that celebrates the diversity and creativity of independent businesses. Plaid Friday is the relaxing and enjoyable alternative to the big box store “Black Friday,” and is designed to promote both local and independently owned businesses during the holidays.
Small Business Saturday is the annual holiday shopping tradition that gets communities everywhere out in support of their favorite small businesses.