retailers have started using digital systems for payments through smartphones.
We're not talking "family office" families with multi-million dollar trust funds for each child, we're talking mom-and-pop
There is another consideration that is often left out of the conversation about the struggle for mom-and-pop
businesses to survive: many of the larger chains themselves started out as small businesses and later grew into successful chains that are still thriving today.
The DIFC Courts are like Wal*mart cutting into the business shares of the Emirati lawyers, who are in this case the mom-and-pop
stores that are finding hard to survive now that their usual customers have found new favour in the big retailer.
"AQR Capital Management LLC, which was among the first big hedge funds to launch a line of mutual funds for mom-and-pop
investors, has raised more than $1 billion in assets in less than a year, a potential challenge to the struggling mutual-fund industry," according to the paper.
On a Sunday early this month, anti-chain store firebrand Reverend Billy and the so-called Church of Stop Shopping, a group that advocates for mom-and-pop
stores, will kick off its latest event at St.
Taylor, who joined ColoradoBiz in 2001, was honored for his July 2006 story, "Small fries," which profiled Front Range mom-and-pop
Rather, the danger was the little guy: the mom-and-pop
supplier of commodities will never be able to compete with a Wal-Mart.
tourism businesses are disappearing, but no organization has tallied the economic fallout of this, he says.
Louis Business Journal reports that a new dairy, Pacific Valley Dairy, has been founded in nearby Pacific, MO, specifically to cater to mom-and-pop
soft-serve ice cream and custard stands.
The combination of "integrity" and mom-and-pop
type dedication describes the phenomenal success of Airborne, which hit the top of the sales charts with its "herbal power;" because consumers told each other that it worked; because it came out of a mom and pop (in this case schoolteacher) environment; and because it combines technology and herbal wisdom in a way that tells many consumers that it's the real thing.