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Third Annual Small Business Saturday Provides Marketing Boost to Small Retailers

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Washington—While major retailers are touting their doorbuster Black Friday deals—and attempting more than ever to lure shoppers in even on Thanksgiving Day—smaller and independent retailers are gearing up for what could be their biggest holiday kick off ever: Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24. The third annual Small Business Saturday (SBS) …

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Commerce Dept: “Core” Retail Sales in January Were Up

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Washington—Although total retails sales for January rose less than economists expected, sales at core retail, which excludes autos, gasoline and building materials, climbed 0.7%, more than projected and the biggest gain since March. According the U.S. Department of Commerce’s report released today, total U.S. retail sales rose 0.4% to $401.4 …