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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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Bodegas are small mom and pop stores replete with products from snacks and drinks to sandwiches and hair gel.
From all the Mom and Pop stores you put out of business.
Lots of mom and pop stores, and folks he met while dining did not think twice about chipping in.
It is true that some Mom and Pop stores have been relegated to the side streets and less expensive neighborhoods, but this number is less than expected.
Auction Mills has had requests for their services from all sorts of companies such as import companies on the west coast to small mom and pop stores throughout the U.
In addition to the walk-in customers, Bonsall is serving 1,000 mail-order customers and 41 small mom and pop stores, including markets at Edwards Air Force Base and Fort Irwin, outside Barstow.
Jack Taylor, a member of Board 6, said he's concerned the plan could be the deathknell for so-called mom and pop stores.