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Small businesses, like those in {{dynamicStory.statistics.stateName}},
help make communities thrive.

There are

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small businesses in operation across your state

WHICH MAKE UP

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of all the businesses1

1. Based on data from the Office of Advocacy’s Small Business Profiles, which are annual analyses of each state’s small business activities that gather the latest information from key federal data-gathering agencies to provide a snapshot of small business health and economic activity. In this Report, “Small Business” is defined as a firm employing fewer than 500 employees. See: https://www.sba.gov/advocacy/2017-small-business-profiles-states-and-territories.

From local restaurants to the paint store down the street,

small businesses have created major impacts across all communities.

In fact,

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new jobs were created in 2014 alone

MEANING THAT

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of all employees in your state
were working for a small business that year1

1. Based on data from the Office of Advocacy’s Small Business Profiles, which are annual analyses of each state’s small business activities that gather the latest information from key federal data-gathering agencies to provide a snapshot of small business health and economic activity. In this Report, “Small Business” is defined as a firm employing fewer than 500 employees. See: https://www.sba.gov/advocacy/2017-small-business-profiles-states-and-territories.

Small businesses help ensure
local economies stay strong
and vibrant.

And that’s why in 2010, American Express founded
Small Business Saturday

On the big day, invite your friends to Shop Small
and show love for their favorite places.
Because when small businesses succeed,
we all do.