As Told by Bobby McMullen† to Jeff McMullen
Q: How did you start your store?
A: I started with a snack shop in my house.
Q: What did you sell in your snack shop?
A: I sold donuts, chips, candy, and pop.
Q: How long did you keep your snack shop in your house?
A:† Till my wife came home and kicked me out! Then we moved into our shop.† Opened it up as a small store.† We carried a variety of items- Christmas items, toys, ice cream, and meat.
Q: Where did you move your store and how long were you in this particular spot?
A: In 1975 we built us a new 16í by 24í building and moved into it in the fall of November of 1075.† We stayed there until† the fall of 1978.
Q: Did you have more merchandise, or did you sell canned foods too?
A:† I handled more merchandise, grocery items, clothing, traps, and guns.
Q: How did you order your groceries back then, when you ran a smaller business?
A: Case at a time!
Q: Do you have a special whole-sale house you order from?
A: I order from different whole sale houses.
Q: Did you move to a different place?
A: In 1978 we moved to the corporation building where we expanded our grocery line on out to a larger line of groceries.
Q: How long were you in that building?
A: We were in that building for about a year, then we bought out the cannery store merchandise and moved into there building.† Now we have a full line of groceries getting into clothing items and variety of everything.
Q: Do you plan on ever
getting a larger supply of clothing?
Q: Did you† have any problems buying out the
previous owner or any problems with the merchandise?
Q: Do you have anything to
say about your store?