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Not your mama's General Store

Got any bread? Nope. Milk? Definitely not. You might have already realized the we aren't the "General Store" of days past - you won't find your cheese and butter here!  Our actual name is Rubymint General - and when we looked into whether to call ourselves "Rubymint General Boutique" vs. "Rubymint General Store," we decided on the latter.   General Stores were established in the 18th and 19th century in many remote populated areas, where one "general" store was enough for the whole community. You could find a broad selection of merchandise in a very small space.  These stores were often gathering places - a place to catch up with the neighbors on the week's politics and gossip.  In the...

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