Small Business Saturday isn’t a novelty anymore – independent retailers depend on it

For Mackenzi Farquer, Small Business Saturday is a big deal. The owner of Queens, New York-based Lockwood gift shop, which sells kitchenware, clothing and paper goods, says there’s often barely room to stand in her locations on the retail holiday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. “It’s our busiest day […]

In Athens, Georgia football is a lifestyle, and the traditions run deep around campus

The Georgia Bulldogs claimed the SEC East title for the second year in a row, and hype levels are at a fever pitch in Athens with the chance for redemption against Alabama next month after last season’s national title game loss. Despite a stumble against LSU, Georgia beat Florida and […]