Sun, 26 Nov 2017 03:01:14 +0000Small Business Saturday In the OzarksOZARK, Mo -- Business was booming for "Small Business Saturday".http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12513/7188481?cpt=8&wpid=2637KOZLin ozark today.... valerie archer/enchanted parlor owner oh, it means a lot to us. we appreciate people shopping the mom and pop stores, come to stores maybe you've never been to before. it is our biggest weekend actually. we have a very good open house the first part of november and this is our second biggest day, so. people out and about , of course we've had beautiful weather. alexis alexander/small business saturday shopper i prefer shopping at people's businesses that i know. i think it's a good support system and we all should do it. marilyn barnes/jewelry artist i make antique button jewelry and they carry it at the persimmon tree and there's several shops that carry things you don't see every place else and i know the convenience of online is fun and it's a necessity but there's nothing that compares to the service that you get in a local store and to be able to smell and taste and try on and just have that shopping experience. lauryn beamish/small business saturday shopper shopping small? there's good deals valerie archer/enchanted parlor owner we're just a whole little community down here. your tax money stays here so not only does it help us out but it helps everybody out. lauren according to a civics study in grand rapid, michigan.... the business holiday raked in 15.4 billion dollars last year, slightly a billion less than the previous year. roughly 68 cents of every dollar spent stays in the local economy compared to about 43 cents on the dollar spent in larger business.