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Small Business Saturday campaign has been catching on in local communities that have always depended on the success of small, independently owned businesses. Megan Olson, manager at Wally & Mel’s and Ali J Boutique in New London, said small town stores feature specialty items and customer service that keeps customers coming back. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Small Business Saturday offers more intimate shopping experience for those looking to avoid the rush


NEW LONDON — Once the dust has cleared from the Black Friday shopping stampede, and before Cyber Monday has people searching the web for online deals, consumers looking for a more intimate shopping experience can find comfort, customer service and some good deals on Small Business Saturday.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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