With bellies full of turkey and stuffing, many make their way towards the malls and big-box stores to begin holiday shopping. Black Friday and Small Business Saturday incentivize shoppers with great deals across town. Downtown Knoxville offers a variety of small businesses with great gifts for your friends and family. Visit Coffee and Chocolate on Union Avenue for a great selection of artisanal chocolates for the sweet tooth you know, or check out Jackson Avenue Tea Company for a variety of teas. Mast General has everything you could ever imagine and makes finding a gift for everyone a breeze, while Nothing Too Fancy can help you find gear for the Vols fan in your life. For the bookworm, you can visit Union Avenue Books for an vast collection of genres.
Ackermann Marketing & PR has served businesses in the Knoxville community for over 35 years. We simply wouldn’t be here without our local businesses and there’s no better reminder of that than the holiday season. All within a few blocks of one another, these businesses can provide you with great gifts and make you feel even better about where you spend your money. Finding something special for everyone can make the holidays even more exciting. Supporting small businesses this time of year is crucial to town development and offers gift recipients unique gifts you couldn’t find at the big-box stores. So please, take a moment to consider shopping local and support Knoxville businesses!