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Greek and Mediterranean grocery open in East Moline


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Originally Posted Online: Dec. 05, 2012, 5:58 pm
Last Updated: Dec. 05, 2012, 7:07 pm
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NAME OF BUSINESS: LCV Company — Greek & Mediterranean Grocery

PROPRIETORS: Lambros and Lisa Mihalopoulos

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 919 15th Ave, East Moline

TELEPHONE NUMBER: (309) 738-6452. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, and 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday.

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Specialty grocery — Greek and Mediterranean food. Offering everything from extra virgin olive oil imported from Lambros' village in Greece to olives, a variety of Greek cheeses, Greek pasta, spices, gyro products, pastitsio, moussaka, spanakopita and tiroptia items, and Halal products.

WHEN BUSINESS OPENED: Oct. 1

WHY DID YOU START THIS BUSINESS? LCV Company is a wholesale distributor of Greek and Mediterranean products. We had requests from customers and friends for retail-size cheese and gyro products.

WHERE DID YOU GET THE IDEA? Remodeled existing space into offices, and the extra space became the grocery.

WHAT WAS THE BIGGEST HURDLE YOU HAD TO OVERCOME?Selecting the retail inventory to meet everyone's needs.

IS THIS YOUR FIRST BUSINESS? No. We've had LCV Company — wholesale division since 2000.

TO WHOM DID YOU GO FOR ADVICE? My customers and friends.




















 



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