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- clientele is about 60% frum, 25% not frum, 15% not Jewish
- will have full grocery, produce, prepared foods, bakery, pizza
- will serve markets outside of the immediate city and county

Based on this, I'm looking for a name that doesn't necessary include the location, doesn't have "Kosher" in the immediate name (ok for a sub-name, ex. "Cocolemon Fresh Foods - Grocery and Kosher Market), and doesn't pigeonhole expectations of what it sells.

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Store Name Ideas
« on: June 19, 2022, 02:13:58 PM »
So here's a really horrible idea... crowdsourcing a name for a kosher grocery store. Aaaand go!
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Re: Store Name Ideas
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2022, 02:18:35 PM »
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« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2022, 02:25:09 PM »
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« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2022, 02:28:42 PM »
Where is the store going to be?
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« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2022, 02:31:00 PM »
Where is the store going to be?

South FL
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« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2022, 02:32:58 PM »
<location name> Kosher     (classic but good)
Tzvi's Brachos Grocery    (not so practical, but elicits fond memories)
The Asparagus   (Upscale kinda like Pomegranate)
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« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2022, 02:33:25 PM »
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Sunshine State Kosher

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Re: Store Name Ideas
« Reply #16 on: June 19, 2022, 02:44:32 PM »
Some serious points.

It's hard to come up with a good catchy name that is also classy, but there are some rules you can try to follow.

Many words are overused and cliché, and thus give off an old sound. I would avoid having the word "Kosher" in the name, or the word "grocery," or some other words. The name should probably be no more than two words long, as it's no longer in style to have long named stores. (You could include the word Kosher as a secondary name in smaller letters, but not use it in standard talk. Like "Evergreen Kosher" or "Seasons Kosher" - nobody calls it "Kosher" but it does identify the type of store for those looking.)

Most good names were already taken, which is why you will probably have much better luck incorporating something Jewish in the name, either Yiddish or Hebrew. There is no reason that a goy should name a store "The Esserei", so you can nab it. Such names probably have the most promise, as you can get a catchy name that is still available.

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« Reply #17 on: June 19, 2022, 02:47:59 PM »
Some serious points.

It's hard to come up with a good catchy name that is also classy, but there are some rules you can try to follow.

Many words are overused and cliché, and thus give off an old sound. I would avoid having the word "Kosher" in the name, or the word "grocery," or some other words. The name should probably be no more than two words long, as it's no longer in style to have long named stores. (You could include the word Kosher as a secondary name in smaller letters, but not use it in standard talk. Like "Evergreen Kosher" or "Seasons Kosher" - nobody calls it "Kosher" but it does identify the type of store for those looking.)

Most good names were already taken, which is why you will probably have much better luck incorporating something Jewish in the name, either Yiddish or Hebrew. There is no reason that a goy should name a store "The Esserei", so you can nab it. Such names probably have the most promise, as you can get a catchy name that is still available.

Also, KYC is important.

If a major percentage of your clientele is likely to be Israeli, something from Israeli culture could work well (case in point, while not Hebrew, I can guarantee you that Israelis think of Aroma as an Israeli name, and they also pronounce it as such).
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« Reply #18 on: June 19, 2022, 02:50:10 PM »
Also, KYC is important.

If a major percentage of your clientele is likely to be Israeli, something from Israeli culture could work well (case in point, while not Hebrew, I can guarantee you that Israelis think of Aroma as an Israeli name, and they also pronounce it as such).
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