Small Business Saturday
Use this as an opportunity to shop small for holiday gifts!
Some small biz facts:
- Small businesses account for 64% of new jobs annually and every year, they create 1.5 million jobs in the US
- 60% are starting a business to be their own boss
- Small businesses generate 44% of U.S. economic activity (GDP) (Source for the above stats)
- 5.4 million new business applications were filed in 2021, surpassing the record set in 2020 of 4.4 million. (NPR)