The first-ever Small Business Saturday took place on Nov 27, 2010.
It encouraged people across the country to support small, local businesses.
The United States Senate unanimously passed a resolution
of support for Small Business Saturday.
From Washington D.C., to Washington State, governors, mayors, and
even President Obama championed Small Business Saturday.
The day continued to grow, with more individuals and local
organizations pledging to support the day as Neighborhood Champions.
American Express encouraged small business owners to take charge of the day,
helping them promote their businesses with free personalized ads, which
appeared millions of times across the web.
Shoppers supported their neighborhood businesses like never before,
continuing to embrace the day as a holiday shopping tradition.
Shoppers were reported to have spent billions at small businesses
across the country on the day.
This Small Business Saturday come visit your local Central Bark Doggy Day Care and Shop Small!