Category Archives: business

The Grand Illusion

I’ve got to hand it to fellow retailer Nordstrom for bucking the trend… So, Thanksgiving is upon us.  This is my favorite holiday- there is very little commercialism involved with it.  It remains all about being with friends and family, … Continue reading

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Check It Out

As long as I am at the helm of MOM’s, something you will never see in any of our stores is a self-check out lane. I have watched through the years as other grocers have installed them and sometimes later … Continue reading

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DON’T Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce

One afternoon back in the early 1990s, while I was toiling away in the old Organic Foods Express warehouse, a gentleman carrying a clipboard came walking in and asked me if I’d like to become a member of the local … Continue reading

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A Family Affair

As we come up on our 25th year anniversary (first sale was made July 2nd, 1987), I have been doing quite a bit of reflecting.  I think of how my family has cheered me on and supported my efforts all … Continue reading

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It’s Better To Be Lucky Than Good!

I think we all have moments that we think if never happened, our lives would be completely different.  Regarding MOM’s, all I seem to be able to remember are “good luck moments”, events that if they had not occurred, it … Continue reading

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Disturbing

It’s taken me 3 weeks to get this blog post out.  I (and many others here at MOM’s) have had my hands full with the moving and opening of our Rockville store and central offices.  Throughout the past month, I … Continue reading

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Afraid of heights? Don’t look down.

Last week, we moved into our new offices, which will be above the newly relocated Rockville store.  As I was packing up my office, there were a couple of boxes that had been sitting on the floor that I had … Continue reading

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