While Black Friday may look a little different this month, these services help find deep discounts at retail stores and online.


Businesses large and small have fortified their online presence to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, opening up new opportunities to keep holiday dollars local. 

Cyber Monday follows Thanksgiving and Black Friday, and has become the biggest online shopping day of the year on an international scale. But big industry names like Amazon are not the only retailers that will offer digital deals on this day. 

The Salem Chamber of Commerce recently published a column on the benefits of buying local, saying that buying locally puts twice as much money back into the community as buying at a chain store.

Local businesses hire local employees, pay local taxes and are more likely to donate to local charities, according to Salem Chamber of Commerce membership manager Zachary Sielicky.