Shop Small 2017 and Small Business Saturday 2017
This year Small Business Saturday is on the 2nd December 2017, and Silly Billy’s will happily take AMEX Card payments on that day, or any other day for that matter. Small Business Saturday sees the commencement of AMEX UK’s Shop Small Campaign which means that you just spend £10 or more on your Card in a single transaction at a participating small business, and you’ll get a £5 credit on your statement. Offer runs from 2 – 17 December 2017. There’s no limit to the number of £5 credits you can receive, but you can only claim it once at each small business. To take part, just register your Card – or Supplementary Card – and you’re ready to Shop Small once the offer is live.
For full details click here
So Small Business Saturday is on 2nd December 2017 and you can find Silly Billy’s and many other businesses on the Small Business Finder here
Small Business Saturday was originally founded by American Express in the U.S. in 2010 and it remains the principal supporter of the campaign in the UK, as part of its on-going commitment to encourage consumers to shop small and this is also our message to you, to maintain the high street diversity and have as many businesses open to shop at it is vital that people shop local and Silly Billy’s is immeasurably grateful to the amazing support they have received in their twenty years of trading in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.
So put the dates in your diary for Small Business Saturday, of 2nd December 2017, and do your best to support your own local small businesses wherever you may be in the United Kingdom and Shop Small.
To read about the funders behind Small Business Saturday please click on this link.
Have you followed Silly Billy’s Toy Shop on Facebook yet, lots of products that are new are shown there first.
Have you seen our amazing Christmas 2017 Competition
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Small Business Saturday 2016
This Saturday 3rd December is Small Business Saturday. last year (2015) Silly Billy’s were involved with Small Business Saturday by offering a special discount on the very popular Thunderbirds Sets.
This year Silly Billy’s Toy Shop are offering a great discount on Orchard Toys Snap Games, we have:
Orchard Toys Animal Snap RRP £4.99 reduced to only £2.50 and
Orchard Toys Snap RRP £7.99 reduced to only £4
This offer is available this Saturday 3rd December 2016 to help Support and gain interest in Small Business Saturday, promoting small businesses everywhere. If you are looking for more details on Small Business Saturday then please visit this website smallbusinesssaturdayuk.com
Small Business Saturday UK is a grassroots, non-commercial campaign, which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities.
The day itself takes place on the first Saturday in December each year, but the campaign aims to have a lasting impact on small businesses. In 2016 Small Business Saturday will take place on Saturday, December 3rd.
Taken from smallbusinesssaturdayuk.com/about-us
Small Business Saturday are active on Social Media so you can check their:-
As well as Small Business Saturday on 3rd December 2016 there is also the ShopSmall Campaign from American Express Kicking off on this day for two whole weeks and American Express® Cardmembers will be rewarded for shopping at small businesses around the UK from 3 to 18 December 2016. Silly Billy’s Toy Shop take American Amex, as well as all other major credit and debit cards, plus Apple Pay and potentially Android Pay, though no-one has tried that particular cashless payment method in the toy shop yet.
Don’t forget Silly Billy’s Big Lego Competition is still on, for more details please read this post
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Snow & Festive Fandango 2016, plus more news
There is a lot going on in Hebden Bridge and surrounding areas in the run-up to Christmas 2016 and worthy of mention is the new Festive Fandango Competition From TotallyLocally and the Festive Fandango Team
Silly Billy’s Toy Shop are happy to be taking part in Festive Fandango Christmas 2016 (note there was also a Festive Fandango this Summer to help with flood recovery which we were also a part of)
It is very easy to take part in Festive Fandango so all you need do is simply spend a minimum of £5 in any shop taking part and collect a card and sticker, that includes Silly Billy’s Toy Shop. When you have 5 stickers on your card from five different local shops, you can enter the prize draw to win a large Hebden Hamper full of goodies, additionally you can enter the prize draw as many times as you like!
Follow @FestiveFandango on Twitter for more details.
Coming up in one week’s time is the Mytholmroyd Christmas Market on Saturday 26th November and Silly Billy’s Toy Shop will have a stall there, hopefully we will have some offers for you and perhaps a surprise Lucky Dip or similar.
On Friday 2nd December 2016 there is late night opening in Hebden Bridge and Silly Billy’s along with most other retailers, including the fantastic new Homely at Hebden will be open until 8pm on Friday 2nd December 2016.
Then on Saturday 3rd December there is Small Business Saturday which is an event co-ordinated to bring focus to Small Businesses all over the UK. Silly Billy’s Toy Shop were featured in the Small Business 100 in December 2014 and we appear on the Map here together with other local businesses like Heart Gallery and The Down To Earth Heart Centre
Also on Saturday 3rd December 2016 the AMEX Shop Small UK campaign starts which we are also a part of, simply put Amex cardholders get £5 back when they spend £10 in any one transaction, the Shop Small Campaign has been running since 2012 and again is a real boost to small independent shops like Silly Billy’s. The Amex Shop Small Campaign lasts from 3rd December until 18th December so if all you Amex caardholders could come and do your Toy Shopping at Silly Billy’s it would be fantastic! In fact Silly Billy’s Toy Shop is the foremost Independent Toy Shop in the North of England and is the best place for Toy Shopping.
More will be written about Shop Small and Small Business Saturday a bit closer to the time so please follow Silly Billy’s Toy Shop Blog to be sure to get the latest updated for Hebden Bridge and beyond
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