After Black Friday comes Small Business Saturday

If the madness of Black Friday was too much, or even not enough, the Greater Downtown Council wants to remind shoppers that big-box mega stores are not the only avenue for holiday shopping.

Small Business Saturday traditionally follows Black Friday and precedes Cyber Monday for holiday shopping, and this year, there are more stores downtown that popped in for the season.

There are 11 new shops in downtown Duluth. A complete list can be found at

And of course there are small businesses all around Duluth and Superior, and across the Northland from Glidden to Grand Rapids. For those on the Iron Range, the “Made on the Range” website lists dozens of small businesses at