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Roslindale Village gears up to mark Small Business Saturday

Most serious shoppers know that the day after Thanksgiving is Black Friday, a day regarded by many as the official start of the holiday retail season, but let’s not forget the next day, Small Business Saturday.

American Express takes credit for establishing Small Business Saturday. It was devised in response to small business owners who were looking to create more demand for their products and services; the first Small Business Saturday was celebrated in 2010, American Express said.

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