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Pop-up shop supports local businesses

by Paula Anderson


Local vendors gathered on Small Business Saturday at Crosstown Concourse located inside the Church Health. 


Tischinna Cunningham, event organizer and founder of Imani Soap Company, hosted the pop-up shop to give local business owners an opportunity to increase sales. 


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Vendors included Brenda Palmer,  X Seven XI, Scentsy, Water Your Dreams, Bridgette Ballew, Leigha Walton-Bayne, The Tea Bar By Divinity and Kimberly Craft Life Insurance.


According to Big Commerce, small businesses make up more than 99% of all businesses in the U.S., and employ 47.5% of the country’s workers. On average, only 50% of these businesses survive to pass the five-year mark.



Small Business Saturday was created in 2010 by American Express to strengthen local business owners. 


There was a steady flow of shoppers throughout the day. 


To learn more about Small Business Saturday, click here.

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