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The Mom N’ Pop Shops With The Old School Expertise That Keeps You Coming Back

Mom and pop shops line Main Street in Alamogordo, New Mexico
Mom and pop shops line Main Street in Alamogordo, New Mexico
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Some people have dedicated themselves to the craft of what they do.

We’re thinking of Tony’s Vacuum Shop in Pasadena where you can get your Hoover repaired, or Lazar’s Luggage Superstore in Sherman Oaks where the employees will walk you through the best choice luggage for you. What these local shops have in common are expert employees. 

Often times, these expertise shops are local fixtures and institutions in the community. Their service comes with a sense of pride in their craft. With the advent of the internet and online shopping, it’s easy to do your own research and judge for yourself what you may or may not need. But having a trusted source right in your own neighborhood can be something we take for granted until we really need someone to fix our vacuums.

What are some of the local shops in your area that specialize in a particular service? Are these shops the first places you’d go to when you need a specific service done or are seeking expert advice? What longtime employee, whose expertise runs desperate deeper than Google’s, do you want to show some love?

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