A record number of Britons came out in force to show their support for small independent businesses on the UK’s seventh annual Small Business Saturday this weekend (7 December 2019). 17.6 million shoppers across the UK hit their local
Whether it’s a stocking to fill or the mission to purchase that one perfect present, as a principal supporter of Small Business Saturday, American Express is rewarding Cardmembers for shopping at their local small businesses this December.
Research released by American Express shows the extent of consumer loyalty to small businesses, with UK consumers willing to make a 36 mile round-trip to visit their favourite independent businesses, and 85% willing to go out of their way to
Building on the huge success of 2013 and 2014, Small BusinessSaturday is returning to the UK for its third year on 5 December 2015. A day to celebrate the quality and diversity of the nation’s independent businesses, Small Business Saturday is now one of
Consumers across the UK came out in force to support the UK’s second Small Business Saturday on 6 December 2014, according to the campaign’s organisers. 16.5m people were reported to have shopped in small independent businesses on the day, representing a 20%
Ahead of this year’s Small Business Saturday on 6 December, new research quantifies the social and community value of shopping in small independent shops over and above the inherent economic benefits. The research, commissioned by American Express – founder of Small Business Saturday in the US and