Local Shoppers Showing Support on Small Business Saturday

Boston Globe | December 1, 2014

Between the stampedes of Black Friday and the online frenzy of Cyber Monday, residents took to their neighborhood bakeries, shops, and boutiques Saturday to support small businesses.

“The idea is to shop small, and I have a small shop,” said Kate Layte, 28, who had just opened the doors of her new Jamaica Plain bookstore, Papercuts JP, on the morning of Small Business Saturday.

Layte, a Jamaica Plain resident, said that “people really care about their neighborhoods and know that when they buy at local stores, that money is going to go back into the community.” Read More>