Business Spotlight: Badcock Home Furniture

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.”

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