Tag Archives: MOM’s Organic Market

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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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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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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Veggie Love

I received this awesome picture from a customer with the caption “Even Potatoes Love MOM’s”. It brings back the memory of when I was courting my wife some 25 years ago.  One of my many very “smooth” tactics was to … 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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