Spokane Mayor declares every Saturday ‘Small Business Saturday’ through Dec. 12

Amid new restrictions on in-store retail, Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward declared each Saturday Small Enterprise Saturday to assist native companies.

SPOKANE, Wash. — Editor’s word: The above video is from earlier reporting about new COVID-19 restrictions in Washington state.

Each Saturday is now Small Enterprise Saturday in Spokane. 

Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward made a proclamation on Saturday, Nov. 21, that each Saturday by Dec. 12 will probably be Small Enterprise Saturday in Spokane. 

On Nov. 16, new restrictions on indoor retail went into impact capping in-store capability at 25%. Native Companies who depend on the vacation season are actually worrying about staying open. 

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“Amidst the worldwide pandemic, it’s extra essential than ever to buy native and assist our small companies,” a submit on the Metropolis of Spokane’s Fb web page reads.  

Small Enterprise Saturday was created by American Categorical in 2010. 

American Categorical reported that 62% of small companies would want to see procuring return to pre-COVID-19 ranges by the top of 2020 as a way to keep open. 

For each greenback spent at a small enterprise, roughly 67 cents of that greenback stays in the local people, in accordance with BusinessWire. 

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