What is Small Business Saturday?
Small Business Saturday and Shop Small are registered trademarks of American Express Marketing & Development Corporation. Small Business Saturday was created by American Express in 2010 to encourage consumers to shop at small local businesses the day after Black Friday.
How can my store participate?
Invite your customers to stop in and shop! Keep your doors open for business on Saturday November 30th - participation in Small Business Saturday is voluntary! Download the success plan below and enter Alliance's Small Business Contest to win a $100 Alliance credit!
What resources does Alliance provide to support my store on Small Business Saturday?
1. Success PlanAlliance has developed a Friendly Local Game Store Success Plan for all retailer stores interested in participating in Small Business Day. The Success Plan breaks down the before and after steps your business needs in order to be successful on the big day. Alliance provides a check list of things to do before the day arrives, how to impress your customers on the day of, and how to continue to connect with your customers after your Small Business Saturday success.
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Alliance’s Small Business Contest Rules
Tell us how you participated! Alliance wants to see how your game/hobby store participated in this year’s Small Business Day celebration. Document the specials, promotions, activities, and events you had in store by submitting images to firstname.lastname@example.org. Send your images to Alliance with bulleted highlights of your Small Business Day success. Please limit your email submissions to only 3-4 photos. By entering, your store and images will be displayed on Alliance Game Distributors’ Facebook page and website!
Alliance $100 Credit Drawing: All submissions will automatically be entered to win a $100 Alliance Credit. The winner will be drawn at random from the total of submissions; only one credit winner will be awarded.
To qualify to enter, your small business must be open and processing monetary transactions on Saturday, November 30th. Alliance Game Distributors’ contest is not affiliated with American Express or American Express’ Small Business Day trademarks.
Send in your images to email@example.com by 6:00PM EST, Sunday, December 8th. Submissions entered after December 8th 2013 will not be valid. The winner of the Alliance credit drawing will be awarded December 11th 2013.
To find out more about Small Business Saturday please visit American Express’ Shop Small website. To download the official Small Business Day and Shop Small Information Packet, please click here. Small Business Saturday and Shop Small are registered trademarks of American Express Marketing & Development Corporation. Official Shop Small Marketing Campaign Materials can be downloaded in American Express’ Shop Small website in the Get Resources Section.