Small Business Saturday a big deal to bottom lines
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Nikolai Woolf picks out books from his Amazon.com list to buy at Poor Richard's Bookstore instead of the online store Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Started in 2010 by American Express, the Saturday following Thanksgiving has been celebrated as Small Business Saturday, encouraging shoppers to look locally for gifts. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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I found the cutest animal handbags at Poor Richard’s downtown and couldn’t leave without one: crossbody Chala handbags, wallets and cellphone purses with whimsical llamas, paw prints, bumblebees and dragonflies. Yes, adorable, but like owner Richard Skorman, I’m extra happy because they’re created by animal rights advocates who donate 5% of net profits to an animal rescue foundation.

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