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Local businesses fight for holiday cash

5 years ago Monday, November 23, 2009 3:02:01 PM CST November 23, 2009 Monday, November 23 2009 Nov 23, 2009 in News
Source: WBRZ

Shoppers will have a little variety on Black Friday.  Large retail chains have pulled out all the stops, trying to attract customers. To compete, local business owners are doing the same--online.

Limited advertising budgets have forced local business owners to be creative. In Denham Springs, KID Adorable Owner Heather Howell is sending out details of her 'slashed prices' over the internet and through e-mail. She says she reaches her customer base and then some.

Beef Jerky Outlet's Ty Smith uses YouTube and Facebook to drum up business.  That's also where he posts coupons in hopes of driving people into his store.

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