On Saturday, 25 November 2017, American Express sponsors "Small Business Saturday" during which the company encourages consumers to focus upon local independent
The challenge is for local independent retailers to compete with the multi-million dollar marketing budgets of retailers with national operations and with Internet-only providers, both of whom focus upon the week leading into Thanksgiving Day, the day after, known as Black Friday, and then the accompanying weekend.
So, we suggest that Western New York shoppers begin this weekend... Western New York's very own Small Business Saturday on 18 November 2017.
If you are looking for trains, consider Artcraft in Hamburg, New York, or Aurora Rails & Hobbies in East Aurora, New York. For Radio Control, consider Field's Hobby in Cheektowaga, New York. For toys, consider Clayton's Toys in Williamsville, New York.