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Rockford City Market hosts a holiday pop-up shop for Small Business Saturday

Local businesses ran out of their homes look to meet face to face with customers
Published: Nov. 28, 2020 at 8:47 PM CST
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Rockford City Market got in on the Small Business Saturday action by hosting a holiday pop-up shop at the indoor City Market.

Dozens of local vendors were spread out through the two levels of the building, to provide a safe and socially distant environment for shoppers. This event provides those who run small businesses out of their homes a chance to talk with customers and sell their holiday items.

“We are so excited that Small Business Saturday is still up and going with everything going on. Obviously it looks a lot different this year. but it is really encouraging to see people shop local instead of going to Amazon,” said Becca Bartels, Holiday Pop-Up Shop event coordinator.

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