Small Business Saturday: Founding Partner, American Express

Small Business Saturday© 2017

A day to celebrate the small businesses that make our communities unique

Illinois:  Small Business Saturday Highlights

Most Popular

Restaurant / bar / pub

State Standout

Bakery

Favorite Purchase

Restaurant / bar / pub

Which type of business do you most associate with your local community?

Restaurant / bar / pub

Which type of business do you wish there were more of in your local community?

Restaurant / bar / pub

Which type of business do you take out-of-town guests to when they visit?

Restaurant / bar / pub

Most Popular

Restaurant / bar / pub

State Standout

Bakery

Favorite Purchase

Restaurant / bar / pub

Which type of business do you most associate with your local community?

Restaurant / bar / pub

Which type of business do you wish there were more of in your local community?

Restaurant / bar / pub

Which type of business do you take out-of-town guests to when they visit?

Restaurant / bar / pub

The 2017 Small Business Saturday 50-State Survey by Morning Consult, on behalf of American Express and NFIB

The 2017 Small Business Saturday 50-State Survey by Morning Consult, on behalf of American Express and NFIB

Illinois Consumers Shop With Friends and Family on Small Business Saturday

Who did Illinois Shop Small with?

32%

Yourself

54%

Family

24%

Friends

Who did Illinois Shop Small for?

49%

Yourself

60%

Family

21%

Friends

6%

Colleagues

7%

Other

The 2017 Small Business Saturday 50-State Survey by Morning Consult, on behalf of American Express and NFIB

Illinois: Why We Celebrate Our Places on Small Business Saturday

  • A pie chart showing 44 percent

    44%

    staff and/or owners at independently-owned businesses often provide better customer service

  • A pie chart showing 32 percent

    32%

    shopping and dining at independently-owned businesses is convenient

  • A pie chart showing 64 percent

    64%

    enjoy supporting local community

  • A pie chart showing 23 percent

    23%

    independent businesses often have a better selection

The 2017 Small Business Saturday 50-State Survey by Morning Consult, on behalf of American Express and NFIB

Our Commitment to Small Business

November 25th is the eighth annual Small Business Saturday. Dedicated to supporting the diverse range of local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy, and enhance neighborhoods around the country, Small Business Saturday was created by American Express in 2010 in response to small business owners' most pressing need: getting more customers.

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