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If you are a retailer, whether you are a big name chain or franchise, or a local mom-and-pop shop, Paramus, New Jersey, 07652 is where you want to be.
At the time, Fiberset was truly a mom-and-pop shop.
About half of all of Grossmont Center's tenants are mom-and-pop shops run by local San Diegans, which attributes to the family-oriented atmosphere that helps events like the Bunny Hut thrive year after year.
With his operating costs kept at a minimum, Ilijason hopes to open more stores in small towns, where mom-and-pop shops have closed because of competition from large chains.
President Barack Obama took his teenage daughters Malia and Sasha shopping on Saturday for books and a sweet treat to promote Small Business Saturday, an annual event designed to boost holiday shopping at mom-and-pop shops.
But the fact is that landlords are, for the most part, also mom-and-pop shops themselves, like other small business.
In a neighborhood that prides itself on shopping locally and eschewing national chains, residents have enjoyed that the 17-block stretch between Flatbush Avenue and Ninth Street in particular was packed with a slew of mom-and-pop shops, local restaurants and trendy boutiques.
The facades of the 79 tiny mom-and-pop shops fill each plate from corner to corner, emphasizing the physical elements--often hand-painted signs, window displays, creative security structures, and the evidence of decades of revision--of the stores' public images.
Canoga Park also was honored last year as an All-American City, thanks largely to redevelopment by the city and mom-and-pop shops on Sherman Way.
This site also includes links to the Small Business Administration's home page and other Web stops of interest to mom-and-pop shops.
Nearly all businesses, from mom-and-pop shops to utilities, interact with banks in cyberspace.
Instead, Microsoft is focusing on simplicity to bring aboard the mom-and-pop shops.