The Mom and Pop Store

Business journalist Robert Spector grew up working in his family’s butcher shop in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, an experience that taught him about the independent retail business and about life. In The Mom and Pop Store: How the Unsung Heroes of the American Economy Are Surviving and Thriving, he tells the history of small, independent retail and how renewed community support for local businesses is helping mom and pop stores across the country.

Event: Robert Spector will be part of a panel discussion on the state of small businesses
Wendesday, September 16 at 7 pm
The Hudson Memorial Assembly Hall
239 Thompson Street, off of Washington Square South
The event is free, but reservations are required.
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