Being Thoughtful

I have been thinking lately about how many thoughtful customers we get at KARM Stores. The following story came to mind. We had a gentleman visit our Chapman location and spot a nice toy truck set in the toy department. He told me that it brought back memories of when he was a child. So, […]


Extraordinary People Facing Difficult Obstacles

In today’s world, employees feel they face difficult obstacles each day.  For the ordinary person, making the effort to work with a minor illness, such as a cold, may be considered an obstacle that is difficult to achieve. But what about the obstacles that extraordinary people face? It is my pleasure to work with an […]


Every $2.00 Spent Buys a Meal

I was checking out a gentleman at the register the other day. His total came to approximately $160.00, as I believe he was buying some items for his home. After the transaction was over, I told him he helped provide over 80 meals at the shelter. He was completed shocked elated. I had never seen […]


KARM Stores’ Jobs – Employment with Meaning and Purpose – Part 2

In our last blog, we shared some of our employee’s comments from our 2014 Employee Engagement Survey. In that survey, we asked our employees to share what KARM Stores does positively to make it a place where people would want to work. As we began to re-read each of these comments, we were so uplifted […]