New Business - Darrell Enterprises Asian Market

July 15, 2007

Name of business: Darrell Enterprises Asian Market

Owners: Darrell and Clyde Smith

Address: Old Orchard Shopping Center, 17609 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown

Opening date: March 31

Products and services: The store has Asian groceries, rice, vegetables, sauces, snacks, juices, noodles, canned goods, frozen fish and meats and ice cream, as well as phone cards.

Market area: Tri-State area

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?: "We saw the need for an Asian Market in this area as most peole have to drive to Gaithersburg, Rockville, Baltimore and Virginia to get the items we carry."


Previous business experience: Darrell Smith said he has a degree in business administration and managed a drug store, among other business experience. Clyde Smith owned a business in the Philippines.

Number of employees: Clyde and Darrell Smith are the only employees.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, closed.

Web site:

Telephone: 301-733-0037

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