According to the federal government’s Small Business Administration, more than 30-million businesses participated nationwide.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — This Small Business Saturday, loads of shoppers showed up at an indoor vendor market at the McKinley Mall.
“It’s done very well for me. I’m definitely not complaining,” Valerie Eddy, owner of Tis the Season New York, told 2 On Your Side. “It helps support families one business at a time. It keeps the economy going and it keeps us all together as one.”
Added Melanie Klaja of Hamburg: “Walking down the aisle, I can’t believe how many options there are for everybody and the family. For me, I don’t have much time so to come to one place and pick different things that are unique for those special people in your life, I think this is the perfect spot.”