2018 CCN Small Business Report

Category: New & Noteworthy

Nov. 9, 2018

In preparation for Small Business Saturday, learn more about CCN’s vibrant local small business scene in the 2018 Small Business Report.

On Saturday, November 24, Cherry Creek North invites the public to celebrate Small Business Saturday, an annual tradition founded by American Express to launch the Shop Small movement. With more than 175 small business retailers, CCN offers shoppers a distinctly local shopping experience.  

“Of the 260 retailers in Cherry Creek North, 70 percent are small businesses, including art galleries, restaurants, fashion boutiques, spas and salons,” said Julie Underdahl, president and CEO of Cherry Creek North Business Improvement District. “When you visit Cherry Creek North on Small Business Saturday or throughout the year, you are directly supporting entrepreneurs in your community and contributing to both personal success stories and the success of your local economy.”

Cherry Creek North Small Business Report

In preparation for Small Business Saturday this year, the Cherry Creek North BID published a Small Business in Cherry Creek North report to demonstrate the impact of small businesses on the 16-block district. Highlighting some of the district’s new and long-standing retailers participating in Small Business Saturday, findings from the report include the following.

  • Of the 260 retail businesses in Cherry Creek North, more than 175 are small businesses
  • More than 50 percent of retail small businesses in Cherry Creek North are women-owned
  • More than 20 percent of small retail businesses have been in businesses for 15 years or more


Download the Cherry Creek North Small Business Report


Learn more about the faces and places of Cherry Creek North through Small Business Spotlights.

Spend Small Business Saturday in Cherry Creek North

On Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 10am - 2 pm, visit the Small Business Saturday Headquarters at 2nd Avenue and Fillmore Street. With a proof of purchase from any CCN retailer, you will be entered to win a $100 Cherry Creek North Gift Card, which is accepted at more than 175 CCN businesses. Visitors can plan their trip to CCN by viewing the list of Small Business Saturday promotions or the online Cherry Creek North directory, where you can filter by locally-owned shops, restaurants and services.

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