Category Archives: business

Can You Spare Some Change?

When I was a teen, I remember driving with my dad past a shopping center that was being renovated on Powder Mill Rd. in Beltsville.  The old pizza place had changed ownership and the center had a different mix of tenants.  I … Continue reading

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Firing Bullets

Jim Collins just came out with a good business book called “Great By Choice.”  He discusses testing business concepts- likens such tests to firing bullets instead of cannonballs.  That’s pretty much how we operate here at MOM’s- we cautiously test … Continue reading

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Movement

“There is no movement without the first follower.  The best way to make a movement if you really care, is to courageously follow and show others how to follow.  When you find a lone nut doing something great, have the … Continue reading

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The Grand Experiment Continues

Tomorrow (Friday) is the opening day for our Herndon, VA store.  I will know by 3:00 on Saturday if the opening is successful and, to an extent, whether this store in general will be a success. Many retailers do extensive … Continue reading

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It’s All In The Details

I get CCed here at MOM’s on pretty much all customer interactions, as it helps me stay connected to any/all issues that may arise. The exchange below made me so proud of the people here at MOM’s, who so diligently … Continue reading

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Does Big = Bad?

We received the below comment as a reply to a post on our Facebook page regarding our Timonium grand opening coming up this weekend… “Absolutely love my Bowie Store….Please don’t expand too much under the same name and ownership…spread the love….I would hate … Continue reading

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Earth Day and Corporations

I received an email from an employee the other day asking why MOM’s doesn’t do more promotions on Earth Day.  My reply to him boiled down to “at MOM’s, every day is Earth Day.” Earth Day has served a wonderful purpose … Continue reading

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