Chamber Urges Consumers to Shop Small This Holiday Season

Did you know that 85 percent of the Chamber’s members are considered small businesses? Six years ago, American Express created Small Business Saturday as a way to counter the consumer craziness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick-and-mortar businesses that are small and local– something that the Chamber supports wholeheartedly!

While the Chamber’s commitment to small business isn’t exclusive to the holiday season, we want to make sure that people know about the wide variety of small businesses our area has to offer. In the above video, Chamber President Bob Durkin takes a tour of the Shops at Bogart Court, Downtown Scranton’s newest artisan venue.

“We encourage everyone to visit our regional small businesses, not just during the holiday season, but any time you need goods and services,” he said.

For a listing of Chamber member offers for Small Business Saturday, click here.