Blount County businesses offer discounts for ‘Small Business Saturday’

Holiday Display from the Village Thinker, which has been part of Small Business Saturday since the program started (The Village Tinker)
Holiday Display from the Village Thinker, which has been part of Small Business Saturday since the program started (The Village Tinker)

MARYVILLE (WATE) – Last year holiday shoppers turned out to support retailers, salons and other small companies on Small Business Saturday.

This year, the Blount County Chamber of Commerce announced more than 20 Blount County small businesses elected to participate in the seventh annual Small Business Saturday on November 28 to support independent businesses.

Founded by in American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate the small businesses that help support local neighborhoods and is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Last year an estimated $14.3 Billion was spent at a small business on Small Business Saturday.

Stores participating:

  • Blount County Eye Center: Twenty percent discount on the purchase of all eye-wear, sunwear or Rx lenses (Discount not applicable with insurance plans)
  • Blount Discount Pharmacy: Select Motrin, Advil and Tylenol are $1.00 while supplies last. All Leader Brand products are 10 percent off
  • Boyd Thomas Clothing
  • Cycology Bicycles
  • Cynthia’s Natural Market
  • Downtown Maryville Holiday Crafts
  • Eden Salon and Spa
  • Elliott’s Boots
  • Flower Shop, Inc.: Ten percent off any one item
  • Glenstone Galleries: $35 off framing orders and 20 percent off any gift purchases. There will also be several specials on artwork throughout the gallery. Some will be up to 70 percent off.
  • Hwy 411 South Antiques
  • Jeepism: 10 percent off Jeepism brand items
  • Little River Trading Company
  • Louisville Mercantile
  • Lowe’s Drug: $20 value for free on small business Saturday
  • Patriot Threads: Buy two shirts online they will a third shirt for free and ship it for free on all orders placed on November 26
  • Roost Home
  • Rustic Impulse Salon and Boutique: 20 percent off in boutique
  • The Village Tinker
  • Treasure Jewelers: 40 percent of all diamond and gemstone jewelry and 30 percent of all LeVian Chocolate diamond jewelry

More: Small business Saturday merchants

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