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November 30, 2017
Shop Small this holiday season

Six Ways to Shop Small® in San Francisco This Holiday Season

Looking to Shop Small® in this holiday season? Here are a just a few suggestions while shopping in San Francisco to help you find a perfect and unique gift to check off your list.

For the Artist

Creativity Explored provides artists with developmental disabilities a community in which to hone their crafts and pursue work as artists. Shopping their unique artwork supports the power of art to change lives and their mission to empower artists.

For the First Time Visitor

Look no further than PIER 39 stalwart Only in San Francisco for a gift that says "San Francisco". This souvenir superstore is one of the largest retailers of San Francisco gifts, souvenirs and apparel.

For the Beach Lover

Also on PIER 39, Shell Cellar, Inc. offers shells of all shapes, sizes and varieties, recycled byproducts from the Philippines. Find nautical-themed nightlights, home decor, jewelry and more.

For the Experienced Traveler 

Schein & Schein's thousands of antique maps and prints will feed any wanderlust. Located in North Beach, this unique shop offers products from the 14th through 20th centuries, including San Francisco and wine country material.

For the Reader

Locally-owned bookstore Alexander Book Company is conveniently located on Second Street near both Union Square and Moscone Center. Alexander's offers 50,000 new books over three floors.

For the Crafts Lover

Don't miss the 5th Annual SF Etsy Team Indie Holiday Emporium pop-up market on Saturday, and Sunday, Nov. 25 and 26 only. This local holiday shopping experience supports over 200 local artisans and small batch food vendors at Pier 35 on the Embarcadero. For more information, click here.

Tap, swipe, or insert your American Express® Card at these retailers and many more places than ever.

Don't forget to Shop Small on Small Business Saturday® on Nov. 25. Small Business Saturday celebrates and supports the small business that make communities unique. From family-run corner stores to food trucks to online boutiques, small businesses are an important part of our lives and business. When they succeed, we all do. To learn more, please visit

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