By Amanda Manning
What is the business called?
“It is Stone’s Home Center.”
What is your name and your position?
“My name is Jamie Hall and I am the manager.”
What type of business is this?
“It is a retail lumber, hardware and feed store.”
When was the business established?
“The company was founded in 1959. This location opened its doors in 2013.”
What does your business offer to your customers?
“A full line of lumber and hardware, plumbing, vinyl, and wood windows. We also offer custom or stock doors, feed; we also come to your home to measure for doors and windows and also take off for new-construction.”
Do you offer on-line sales?
“Yes, you can go to www.DoItBest.com or you may click a link on website to shop. Our website is https://www.stoneshc.com/ .”
What is your best seller?
“That is a hard question for us because it varies from month to month. Lumber is the probably most consistent.”
What are your business hours?
“We are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.”
What do you believe sets your business apart from your competitors?
“Our customer service. I hope our employees greet everyone that comes through the door.”
What advice would you give to new entrepreneurs wanting to start a similar business?
“To think about yourself as a consumer and ask how you would like to be treated. Prepare and be ready to make difficult decisions on a daily basis.”