Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

November 28, 2020

Andersonville celebrates the national Small Business Saturday movement the Saturday after Thanksgiving with special offers from participating businesses. While many businesses will hold in-person shopping hours, customers are highly encouraged to shop online. Check out the Andersonville Gift Guide here!

Partisan Chicago & Andersonville Partnership Launching on Small Business Saturday

The Chamber is also excited to launch a partnership with Partisan Chicago on Small Business Saturday featuring curated gift boxes from Andersonville retailers, perfect for corporate gifting!

Partisan, an e-commerce site dedicated to helping artisan makers generate sales during the pandemic, has partnered with the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce and local Andersonville retailers. Through this partnership, Partisan will be offering a virtual shopping experience dedicated to the local community. Participating retailers will be offering a variety of gift sets to match budgets big and small, with a variety of products including candles from Edgewater Candles, a luxurious take care package from Milk Handmade, and self-care products from Skin Care for Gents. Additional retails partners include Rattleback Records and Squishy Face and Co. The platform will go live on Small Business Saturday and will run through December 22, 2020. To shop visit partisanchi.com/andersonville

Small Business Saturday Highlights from Participating Businesses:

If you don’t see your favorite retailer on this list, be sure to follow-up with them directly via their social media, website or phone call about any Small Business Saturday offerings!

Andersonville Antiques |Shop in-person: 20% off all Christmas items on the first floor

Andersonville Galleria | Shop online: Free Shipping anywhere in Chicago with code CHITOWN

Bryn Mawr Jewelry | Shop online: 20% off the entire store with some exclusions. Valid on in stock merchandise only and not valid on loose stones, diamond studs, custom jewelry or special orders. Free shipping too for orders $50 and above.

Cassona Home | The sale for Thanksgiving continues at Cassona through November 30. Receive 10% off purchases up to $1,249, 15% off purchases $1,250-3,499 and 20% off purchases $3500 and up.

City Olive | Shop online: Featuring City Olive ready-made gift baskets!

Cowboys and Astronauts | Shop online: Tiers of Joy sale valid Nov 25 – 30 – view details

Early To Bed | Shop online: Free limited-edition Pearlescent Tote Bags with purchases of $50+ (while supplies last) and 10% off everything in the shop. Also, 10% of sales will be donated to Brave Space Alliance and Chicago Women’s Health Center.

Edgewater Candles | Shop online: Free shipping on all orders. See Edgewater Candles as part of the Partisan Chicago + Andersonville launch and shop locally at Foursided!

Foursided | Shop online: Friday through Monday (11.27-11.30) get 25% off EVERYTHING at foursided.com with code FUZZYMITTENS. Free shipping, as always, on all orders over $75.

In Fine Spirits  | TBD

Martha Mae: Art Supplies & Beautiful Things | TBD

Milk Handmade | Shop online: All pickup orders of $50 or more will get a free small candle ($14 value). Use code PICKUPACANDLE at checkout. Offer valid through November 30. Part of the Partisan Chicago + Andersonville launch.

Skin Q | Shop online: 20% off all Sorella Apothecary products from the online store from Saturday – Sunday evening. Use promo code: SBS20

StellaLily | Shop online: Free shipping through end of the year and 10% off anything on website

Strange Cargo | Shop in person or shop online: Open again for limited in-person shopping and curbside pickup on Small Business Saturday from 11AM-5PM. Free Chicago Flag Button for all shoppers.

Swedish American Museum Holiday Store | Free wooden Dala Ornament with purchase of $50 or more. Leave it natural for that mod scandinavian look, or design your own Dala Ornament using your favorite art supplies.

The Wooden Spoon | Shop online or in-person: Save up to 50% off Emile Henry bakeware & Staub French Ovens!

Winifred Grace | Shop in-person or online: 15% of all sales on Small Business Saturday will be donated to Animal Care & Control in honor of Winifred Grace family dog, Guffman, who just passed.

Women & Children First | Shop in person: Visit the holiday card and 2021 calendar pop-up shop behind the bookstore from 1-4PM.

About Small Business Saturday

This year’s celebration is the 11th Annual Small Business Saturday, since it started in 2010, consumers have reported spending an estimated $120 billion across all Small Business Saturdays combined. 1 That’s $120 billion toward helping communities thrive, spent over just ten days alone.

In order to drive shoppers to Shop Small® this Nov 28, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is participating in the Small Business Saturday Coalition Program to spotlight small businesses and the impact they have on communities. According to the 2019 Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey, 97% of consumers who shopped on Small Business Saturday agree that small businesses are essential to their community and 95% reported the day makes them want to shop or eat at small, independently-owned businesses all year long, not just during the holiday season2.

November 28, 2020, marks the 11th Annual Small Business Saturday, a celebration of small businesses and the positive impact they have on communities across the country. American Express, having created Small Business Saturday in 2010, proudly works with organizations and independent businesses to provide solutions that support communities and uplift local economies. Learn more and connect with us on ShopSmall.com, Instagram.com/ShopSmall, and Facebook.com/SmallBusinessSaturday

1 This spend statistic is an aggregate of the average spend as reported by consumers in surveys commissioned by American Express reporting spend habits on Small Business Saturday of consumers who were aware of the day. It does not reflect actual receipts or sales. Each such survey was conducted among a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults. The surveys had an overall margin of error of between +/- 2.0% and +/- 5.47%, at the 95% level of confidence. The data was projected from the samples based on then-current U.S. Census estimates of the U.S. adult population (18+).

2 The 2019 Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey was conducted by Teneo on behalf of American Express and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). The study is a nationally representative sample of 2,287 U.S. adults 18 years of age or older. The sample was collected using an email invitation and an online survey. The study gathered self-reported data and does not reflect actual receipts or sales. It was conducted anonymously on December 1, 2019. The survey has an overall margin of error of +/- 2.0%, at the 95% level of confidence. Projections are based on the current U.S. Census estimates of the U.S. adult population, age 18 years and over.