Mom-and-pop stores are contributing enormous sources of employment in the grocery retail and wholesale sectors during the Great Depression. No one denies that modernizing the retail sector brings benefits in terms of productivity and consumer well-being.
But in the near term, it also causes considerable economic and social pain by throwing Mom and Pop out of work.
In 1900, theres ostensibly to protect retail workers from the ravages of unsocial working hours. Their real purpose was to protect independent stores.
A greengrocer, also called a produce market or fruiterer. Greengrocer is primarily a British and Australian term, and greengrocers' shops were once common in cities, towns and villages. They have been affected by the dominant rise of supermarkets, but many can be found managing small shops or stores in towns and cities and in some villages.
Aspinal of London, the British luxury leather goods brand, is set to open its flagship store in The Crown Estate and Oxford Properties’ £400m St James’s Market redevelopment later this year. Aspinal of London joins other leading lifestyle and retail brands at St James’s Market, including a bespoke emporium from British brand Jigsaw; the first UK stores for Paul and Shark Swiss cycling brand ASSOS; and a unique concept store from lifestyle brand Smeg #thecrownestate#stjamess#stjamessmarket#retailnews#photooftheday