mom and pop

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mom and pop

n
(Commerce)
a. a small family-owned private business enterprise
b. (as modifier): a mom and pop store.
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Come to think of it, preserving mom and pop shops, regardless of changes in market conditions, economic realities and technological advancements might just be a good idea.
The Mom and Pop shops are facing the same plight as the Mama stores.
Intel would probably rather avoid a million certifications with a million little ISPs, and a few companies with national WiFi networks would probably be better-at least from a usability perspective-than a million Mom and Pop shops.