Shop Small Today’s guest post comes to us from Bruce D. Sanders, Ph.D., SPHR, consumer psychologist, retail consultant, and author. He shares some Small Business Saturday advice as we head into this year’s event on Nov. 30.

For more help, visit Small Business Saturday’s website, where you’ll find a variety of Shop Small logos, printable signage, email templates, small business success stories, and other marketing resources to help you promote your store and event.Read More

RED OR WHITE: Customers sample wine from my sister-in-law at Giant in Vienna, Va.

RED OR WHITE: Customers sample wine from my sister-in-law at Giant in Vienna, Va.

As an only child, I spent Christmases thanking well-meaning relatives for board games that would never be opened. Monopoly is a hard game to play alone.

Thankfully, my extended family grew when I got married, and holidays have gotten much livelier.… Read More