What “Black Friday” is to national, retail stores and “Cyber Monday” is to online shoppers, Mayor Bloomberg hopes to make “Small Business Saturday
” to small businesses across the country. He says small businesses have and continue to be an important part of the U.S. economy, thus encouraging shoppers to buy from small businesses on a specific date (Nov. 27) will help ensure that these businesses flourish. Of course, it’s still incumbent upon the business owners, not the mayor, to develop and execute the strategies that lead to profitability.
Toffer Grant is PEX's Founder and CEO. He founded PEX in 2006 as a prepaid card solution for small businesses. His background in the prepaid industry began at Clarity Payment Solutions, where he initiated 65 prepaid card programs in consumer, corporate, and emerging verticals of the prepaid card industry.