Customers think small, shop big

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Jack and Christine Loos fill their Shop Small bag downtown Saturday. "I always start my shopping in Edmonds," Christine says. "If I get stuck, I'll go somewhere else."
The cash register at Teri's Toybox is a busy place Saturday morning.

It’s Small Business Saturday in Edmonds, a reminder to spend your dollars locally — not only today but every day.

As of late Saturday morning, stores reported average to above-average sales, but business was expected to pick up prior to the 4:30 p.m. caroling and tree-lighting ceremony.

Don Hall of Garden Gear visits with Paul and Gloria Anderson.

 

Mary Marshall of Woodway, a Small Business Saturday volunteer, hands out information to shoppers.
Running in Motion owner (and newly-elected Edmonds City Councilmember) Frank Yamamoto with customer Jessica McCurdy.
Marykay Sneeringer and Elaine Mattson are ready for customers at the Edmonds Bookshop.
Vickie Balas of Waterfront Coffee serves coffee and pastries to Small Business Saturday participants.

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  1. Thanks to all who shopped small business sat. It was the busiest sat after Thanksgiving in years for us. Garden Gear and Galary is looking forward to a great holiday seaon THANKS

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