Small Business Saturday
The Blount County Chamber of Commerce announced that a record 29 Blount County small businesses elected to participate in the eighth annual Small Business Saturday on November 25 to support independent businesses.
Participants include Blount County Eye Center, The Village Tinker, Boyd Thomas Clothing, Blount Discount Pharmacy, Glenstone Galleries & Gifts, Louisville Mercantile, Lowe's Drug, Artistic Bean of Maryville, Roost Home, Little River Trading Company, Cycology Bicycles, Little River Trading Company Lifestyle Store, Flower Shop, Treasures Jewelers, CAM Cabin Crafts, Profile by Sanford, Jeepism, Rustic Impulse Boutique, Dandy Lions, Great Smoky Mountains Association at Townsend Visitor's Center, Hwy 411 South Antiques and Ritchie Tractor.
Founded by in American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday® is a day to celebrate the small businesses that help support your neighborhood and is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Now in its seventh year, Small Business Saturday has been embraced as part of the holiday shopping tradition as each year shoppers, businesses and public officials come together to Shop Small® and show their neighborhood pride. Last year an estimated $15.1 Billion was spent at a small businesses on Small Business Saturday.
“We feel like this is a great way to make people aware of shopping at local businesses during one of the busiest shopping days of the year,” said Blount Partnership President Bryan Daniels. “As the voice of small businesses, we want to do all we can to help promote our many small businesses.”
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The Small Business Saturday deals include:
Blount County Eye Center -- Between 20-30% off designer eyewear frames
Blount County Eye Center -- Buy one complete pair of eyewear and receive a second pair 50% off
Blount Discount Pharmacy -- Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen to $0.99ea - while supplies last and 10% off Leader Products.
Boyd Thomas Clothing -- See store for discount.
Brackins Blues Club -- See store for discount.
Bristol and Bragg Jewelers -- See store for discount.
Cades Cove Cellars -- 15% off 3 pack of wine, 20% off 6 pack of wine, 25% off case or more of wine
CAM Cabin Crafts -- Free bookmark to every shopper while supplies last and 10% discount on their purchase
Clear's Silat, Street Kung Fu & Tai Chi -- $29 for 6 weeks. This is for our Self Defense programs only.
Corporate Quarters -- Waive $75 cleaning fee and $50 application fee for any stay of 30 days or longer.
Cycology Bicycles -- See store for discount
Dandy Lions -- 20% off all MADE IN AMERICA products
Express Strategic Services -- HR 50% off employee handbook review and 50% of first month's social media services
Flower Shop, Inc. -- 25% any in-stock item in the store
Glenstone Galleries -- Artwork up to 70 % off and several gift lines will be 50% off or Buy One get One Free.
Great Smoky Mountains Association at Townsend Visitor's Center -- Receive 15% off your purchases, all of which support the national park.
Hwy 411 South Antiques -- See store for discount.
Jeepism -- 15% off of all Jeepism apparel
Little River Trading Company -- See store for discount
Little River Trading Company 'Lifestyle' -- See store for discount
Louisville Mercantile -- See store for discount.
Lowe's Drug -- We have gift items that would make great Christmas presents. We also have practical gifts such as blood pressure machine and blood glucose monitors for people on your list that has everything!
Profile by Sanford -- See store for discount.
Ritchie Tractor -- Open 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday. We will have up to $1,000 off John Deere Lawn Tractors and $750 off PLUS 0% for 60 Months financing on John Deere Gator XUV Utility Vehicles. Other promotions.
Roost Home -- See store for discount.
Rustic Impulse Salon & Boutique -- All Jeggings $20; Giving Keys - BOGO; All regular priced items - BOGO 50% off; All leggings regular $12.99/$6.99; First 10 customers between 10-noon receive a $15 gift certificate
The Artistic Bean of Maryville -- $50 gift cards for $40. We will also have coupons for $2 off all retail, $5 off all knotted items, and buy any pound of coffee and get your drink for $1. Doors open at 3 a.m. on Black Friday: 12oz brewed coffee $1, $5 off Alpaca knitted items.
The Village Tinker -- See store for discount.
Treasures Jewelers -- Up to 60% off of all diamonds and gemstones. 30% off of all citizen eco drive watches.
Twisted Sisters Quilt Shop -- 15% off total purchase (excluding classes, quilting service), have some holiday specials, and refreshments