Furniture Connection is not new in town, but it is new to downtown.
Derek Cleverly, proprietor of Jackson’s Workplace Supply, is now also the new operator of Home furnishings Connection, and is shifting the latter into his downtown site from its outdated shopping mall place.
“Office supplies is the first business — we added a Radio Shack franchise, we however have that,” Cleverly mentioned. “(We) obtained The Print Shop from the newspaper a number of many years back. And we’re nevertheless managing those people all comprehensive-time, just incorporating the Home furnishings Connection factor.”
Cleverly claimed the chance just made perception.
“It fits for us simply because as we’ve advanced, and as Craig has evolved, the character of the business is we preferred a little something else to provide much more people today to our retail outlet,” Cleverly reported. “We observed a require for the reason that household furniture alternatives in Craig are minimal.”
The showroom floor just west of Yampa Avenue on West Victory Way is currently decked out with couches and beds, as signals saying the new venture’s coming are noticed from the avenue.
“The strategies are to provide a entire line of house furniture,” Cleverly claimed. “We’ve bought mattresses, bedroom home furnishings, residing place — really don’t have eating room sets but, but we’ll have them, much too. The complete works.”
There is plenty to master, but it seems doable to Cleverly.
“There’s merchandise knowledge to discover materials, coverings, things like that,” he stated.
The entrance finish of the showroom, experiencing the road, is now all home furnishings, although the back half of the shop is workplace provides and electronics. The entire building, which consists of other corporations, is about 5,200 square toes.
“We’ve bought room in the creating we’re acquiring,” Cleverly reported. “We’re growing into that footprint.”
For now, the current staff is retraining to discover the home furniture organization, but that could give way to some employing alternatives.
“The concept is to grow, it’s possible incorporate some workers,” Cleverly claimed. “The massive issue is I want persons to know Jackson’s is not going wherever. We’re just increasing into another line of business enterprise. We’ll all be working beneath one roof”