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Mom and Pop

1. Describing a small business, usually run by a family with few or no other employees. Prices at mom and pop businesses are usually unable to compete with large retail corporations, but they generally have a reputation for providing individualized service.

2. Describing an investor who does not invest for his/her primary income. Mom and pop investors are usually seeking to supplement their incomes or save for retirement.
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Global Convenience, Mom And Pop Stores Market Report 2019 provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global convenience, mom and pop stores market.
Where is the largest and fastest growing market for the convenience, mom and pop stores? How does the market relate to the overall economy, demography and other similar markets?
The convenience or mom and pop stores market consists of sales of goods and some services through convenience or mom and pop stores by entities (usually sole traders or partnerships but in some cases organizations) that provide the retail service of supplying food, toiletries and other daily 'necessities' to ultimate users through conveniently located small stores.
Western Europe was the largest region in the global convenience, mom and pop stores market, accounting for 40% of the market in 2018.
Most of the Convenience, Mom and Pop Stores have adopted digital technologies.
Convenience, Mom And Pop Stores Market Customer Information
Convenience, Mom And Pop Stores Market Trends And Strategies
Global Convenience, Mom And Pop Stores Market, 2018, By Region, Value ($ Billion)
These tenants, though they are just starting to familiarize themselves with the retail market in Manhattan, will eventually be the keepers of the established Mom and Pop stores of the future.
With today's powerful economy it is likely that today's Mom and Pop Stores will continue to fair well in the locations they have leased and call their business home.
The first quarter of '93 brought a state of flux for retailers, and property owners saw many of their tenants, both chain stores as well as Mom and Pop stores, close their doors.
These giant retail units will bring shoppers out and breathe new life into smaller chains and Mom and Pop stores. The retail market has also been assisted by major food stores that are replacing 20,000 square foot stores with giant supermarkets from 40,000 square feet to 75,000 square feet.