Hal Neiman explains how this family-run grocery chain is taking the recession and the local competition head on. Hal Neiman explains how this family-run grocery chain is taking the recession and the local competition head on. Every small retail business is trying to stay competitive in the face of big regional or national chains. But rather than just keeping afloat, Neiman’s Family Market is growing, even as Walmart Supercenters and other major chains open markets in Lower Michigan.

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Offering quality and value is a hallmark of this company’s many retail grocery stores and brands.Offering quality and value is a hallmark of this company’s many retail grocery stores and brands. For Missouri-based Pyramid Foods, having multiple names doesn’t mean having multiple personalities. With 45 retail grocery stores in three states operating under several brands names, providing a consistent, customer-friendly presence has been a critical focus.

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Making an important jewelry purchase should be a celebratory, not painful, process. In 1956, husband and wife team Harry and Jerry Ritchie formed Harry Ritchie’s Jewelers with that idea in mind. More than 50 years later, the second and third generations of the Ritchie family continue to live by their parents’ and grandparents’ vision, constantly looking for new ways to make a visit to any of the company’s 31 stores a pleasant one. 

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After founding the company in 1980, the original owner of this gourmet coffee and tea purveyor has returned and is working to reenergize the brand. Whoever said you can’t go home again never met Phil Jones. President and CEO of Barnie’s Coffee & Tea Company, Jones founded the company in 1980 before selling it to Sara Lee in 1998. But in March 2008, Jones proved that you can go home again after all.

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Headquartered in Clifton, NJ, Corrado’s Market is more than your average grocery store. It’s the culmination of three generations’ focus on building the family business on the foundation laid by founder Jimmy Corrado.

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Building on a long tradition of five and dime stores, Mike Collins and his team knew how to take this chain to the top. Building on a long tradition of five and dime stores, Mike Collins and his team knew how to take this chain to the top.

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Green Valley Grocery (GVG) was founded in 1978, in Henderson, Nev., a Las Vegas suburb. Throughout the past three decades, the company grew at a steady pace, and in the past two years, it’s added six locations. Today, the company owns and operates 39 convenience stores in and around the Las Vegas Valley. 

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Chauncey Taylor implemented a plan for bringing one of the most well known truck stops in the US into the 21st century and beyond.

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