mom-and-pop store


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mom-and-pop store

n (US inf) → Tante-Emma-Laden m (inf)
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That's a sentiment I hear all the time, and I'm always reminded that Wal-Mart started as a mom-and-pop store by an entrepreneur who thought he had a better idea.
Rather, the danger was the little guy: the mom-and-pop store. "Says Small Furniture Store 'Cuts Throat' of Big Outlet," screamed a headline in HFD on March 13, 1964.
pulled out a gun, and demanded money." The gunman then "fired one shot, wounding a shop employee," whereupon "the owner of the mom-and-pop store pulled out his own gun and fired one shot, hitting the gunman in the head."
The Serpent River Trading Post, once known as a mom-and-pop store in the mid-1980s, has now become the hub for the First Nation community and its guests.
The second group is the business customers, the mom-and-pop store owners, who can buy goods from PriceSmart and resell them in their own neighborhood.
Opponents of the dollar store model say that these chains intentionally put up multiple locations in low-income areas, which they claim prevents supermarkets from opening new locations in these areas while threatening mom-and-pop stores, CNN reported.
These neighbourhood mom-and-pop stores account for at least three-fourth of overall FMCG sales in the country and have been growing faster compared with any other channels.
Larger retailers offer employees more opportunities for promotion within the company, and managers at big-box stores earn more than managers at mom-and-pop stores. There is a wide pay gap between managers and non-managers: a high-school educated manager in a small store earns 12.6 percent more than a nonmanager; a high-school educated manager at a large store earns 28.2 percent more than a nonmanager.
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.
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.
Such aggressive expansion by large retailers has dealt a serious blow to local mom-and-pop stores. In rural areas, the number of "shutter streets" (streets lined with the shuttered storefronts of out-of-business local retailers) has been consistently rising.
"We've seen the transition from strictly Mom-and-Pop stores that defined the avenue until the 1970's to the eclectic mix of the 1980's.