November 26 is Small Business Saturday! This popular shopping day is dedicated to celebrating and supporting small businesses across America.
As a business owner, you might be running your own Small Business Saturday promotions, doing your part to stimulate the economy. But there’s another way you can participate while supporting hard-working entrepreneurs.
If you’re in the market for holiday gifts (aren’t we all?), check out the list of companies below that are owned and operated by SmartBiz® customers. From sustainable pet accessories, to skateboards, gourmet foods and more, there’s something for everyone. Consider joining the Shop Small® movement to support your fellow business owners this holiday season.
SmartBiz Small Business Saturday Gift Guide
Enyermy Hair Solutions®
Enyermy Dominguez worked with specialists in Los Angeles and Brazil to create a vegan, chemical-free formula to address hair hydration and restoration. Her popular product line includes shampoo, conditioner, hair masks, hair growth systems, and more. Discover why Enyermy Hair Solutions products are getting rave reviews across the world.
The slogan for the Off-Road Vixens clothing line is “Girls Get Dirty Too!” The brand was built for adventurous women who l appreciate style with an attitude. Co-founders Shari and Carey have now created infant, youth, and adult clothing that appeals to all generations of females who enjoy the extreme sports lifestyle.
Do you have a dog lover on your holiday list? Give them the gift of doggy dental health. Bristly puts the power of tooth brushing into the dog’s paws, giving them a fun way to take care of their own oral health. A Bristly Brushing Stick and beef-flavored dog toothpaste are the perfect present for furry family members and their paw-rents.
For one-of-a-kind jewelry that’s inspirational, whimsical, elegant, and heartfelt, your first stop should be the Rosemarie Collections website. The small business sells trendy jewelry along with accessories for all occasions, including cashmere scarves, watches, and religious medals. This Ohio-based business had quite a climb at first, but has blossomed into a successful venture co-owned by Jubal Douglass and Rosemarie Bauer.
Roshambo Eyewear worked with SmartBiz® in 2017 and have been successfully scaling ever since. Operating from a 6,500-square foot warehouse in San Diego, the growing business makes stylish sunglasses with sizes ranging from newborn baby to doting grandparents. You may have seen Roshambo shades featured on the television show “Shark Tank,”® or even worn by celebrities. Each pair is made in Italy, but at a fraction of the cost of other shades on the market.
We’ve got more gifts for the dog-lovers in your life! Are you interested in stylish and functional handcrafted accessories for canine companions? Since 1997, a unique company owned by Dave and Kym Colella has been creating products for furry friends right here in the U.S. Earthdog products include high-quality collars, leashes, harnesses, couplers, and slip leads. The products are all made from 100% hemp canvas and hemp webbing, can be machine washed and dried, and are eco-friendly.
Denim Coffee Company®
Matt Ramsay is the head roaster and founder of Denim Coffee Company and has passionate coffee drinkers on his mind every day. Denim Coffee Company has locations across Pennsylvania and a robust online presence offering accessories along with gourmet coffee and tea collections.
Amir Zaki has been a yoga practitioner in Southern California for over a decade. But when he used a typical yoga strap for stretching and poses, he found the prop to be clunky, sometimes painful, and not helpful. Looking for a solution, he cut up a traditional strap and sewed it with his home sewing machine. A new product was born, and business is now booming. Check out all of the Infinity Strap yoga props perfect for the yogi in your life
Bryan Tracey, founder of SkateXS, got the idea for his business from his 6-year-old son who was interested in skateboarding. Tracy searched for a properly sized skateboard with quality components. All he could find were full size boards or toy store options. Finding smaller, quality boards turned out to be a universal challenge that he set out to solve. Check out the SkateXS inventory of custom-made boards for the small skateboarder in your life.
Small Business Support
The small businesses highlighted above have been featured on the SmartBiz Small Business Blog. Since 2016, we’ve written about diverse businesses like a pet waste removal company, a custom balloon decorator, a carnival costume designer, and others. Read about more business owners like you.
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