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The mom & pop store : how the unsung heroes of the American economy are surviving and thriving / Robert Spector.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Green Free Library (Wellsboro).
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Green Free Library (Wellsboro) 381.27 SPE (Text) 91079276 GFWM Main Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802716057
  • ISBN: 0802716059
  • Physical Description: 293 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Working-class hero -- Perth Amboy -- Zeyde (grandfather) : founder of our family business -- The rise of the merchant -- Working alongside mom & pop -- Independence -- Passion and persistence -- Reinvention -- There goes the neighborhood -- Connection -- Hard times -- If your neighbor has it to sell.
Summary, etc.:
Business journalist Spector celebrates the history of small, independent retail stores and how mom and pop businesses across the country still thrive on attentive customer service and community support.
Subject: Couple-owned business enterprises > United States > History.
Small business > Social aspects > United States > History.
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