Tag Archives: rockville

Better > Bigger

Our central offices are located above our Rockville store.  This is deliberate.  I never want the leadership of MOM’s to be removed from the day-to-day store operations.  If our Rockville store has an issue, than it’s likely that the other … 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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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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A chicken’s version of soylent green.

I noticed this sign up the street from our Rockville store. I think it’s odd.  A chicken serving chicken (giving the big “thumbs up”, no less).  Even more odd than the Chick-fil-A ads of cows urging us all to eat … Continue reading

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Sam and Ralph

  Whole Foods was essentially our first major competitor when in 1990, Fresh Fields (soon to be purchased by WF) opened a mile up the street from our tiny retail outlet in Rockville. People frequently ask me how we’ve been able … Continue reading

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