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Pop’s Snack Shop joins the move to GrubHub

March 14, 2021 - 18:59
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As of the past couple weeks, Pop's Snack Shop in downtown Homewood is on the GrubHub app.

The shop is at 18063 Dixie Hwy. Outside of Pop’s, a sign that says “black owned business” is displayed. When walking inside the store, on the left side, the wall is filled with superhero action figures. 

Customers can buy various candies, cookies, cakes, taffy grapes, a nacho platter and other similar items. And now, these items can be ordered and delivered to your home on GrubHub.

Small Business Saturday more important than ever this year

November 26, 2020 - 20:57
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Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, gets more attention in the media as a peak shopping day, but the day after — Small Business Saturday — might be a more important day, according to local businesspeople. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has been brutal on small businesses that often don't have the resources to weather sharp economic downturns. Small businesses are key not only to the community's economic health but to the nation's. 

Checking in: Dunning's Market celebrates 2nd anniversary in Flossmoor location, forges ahead through pandemic

September 19, 2020 - 18:11
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An encouraging message adorns the plywood covering a window at Dunning's Market that was damaged in the derecho storm on Aug. 10. The storm, a power outage and the pandemic have presented challenges for the local deli. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

 

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