The National Federation of Independent Businesses http://wkms.org en Initiative Focuses Shoppers on Local Retailers for the Holiday http://wkms.org/post/initiative-focuses-shoppers-local-retailers-holiday <p></p><p>Many holiday shoppers rush out for Black Friday, but an initiative for local businesses is urging people to visit smaller shops on Saturday. Holiday shopping is crucial for many businesses as they recover from a rough economy. Small Business Saturday is an effort to encourage shoppers to check items off their gift list within their communities. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 17:21:05 +0000 Whitney Jones 24788 at http://wkms.org Initiative Focuses Shoppers on Local Retailers for the Holiday