By Amanda Manning
What is the business called?
“We are Badcock Home Furniture.”
What is your name and title?
“I am Dekarla Walker and I am the store manager.”
What type of business is this?
“It is a furniture, appliance, electronics, and outdoor equipment (lawn mowers) sales business.”
When was this business established?
“The business was established in 1904.”
What does your business offer to your customers?
“We offer in-house financing, easy payment plans, in-house technicians, and a line of complete home goods.”
Do you offer on-line sales?
“Yes, you may have your purchase sent directly to your home or to a store close to you.”
What is your best seller?
“We have two things that are neck in neck as our best-selling items. These are the living room sets and the appliances.”
What are your business hours?
“We are open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Sundays.”
What do you believe sets your business apart from your competitors?
“Our great customer service. We always treat our customers more like a family.”
What advice would you give to new entrepreneurs wanting to start a similar business?
“Hard work will pay off and believe that anything is possible.”