Home furnishings Link is not new in town, but it’s new to downtown.
Derek Cleverly, proprietor of Jackson’s Office Provide, is now also the new proprietor of Home furniture Link, and is going the latter into his downtown area from its aged mall area.
“Office supplies is the primary enterprise — we additional a Radio Shack franchise, we nonetheless have that,” Cleverly stated. “(We) obtained The Print Store from the newspaper a couple of a long time ago. And we’re nevertheless operating all those all complete-time, just adding the Furniture Link aspect.”
Cleverly mentioned the possibility just made sense.
“It matches for us because as we have developed, and as Craig has progressed, the nature of the business is we wanted a thing else to deliver a lot more people today to our retail store,” Cleverly stated. “We noticed a require for the reason that home furnishings options in Craig are limited.”
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 designs are to supply a full line of residence home furniture,” Cleverly claimed. “We’ve bought mattresses, bedroom furniture, dwelling place — don’t have dining place sets however, but we’ll have them, as well. The complete operates.”
There is a great deal to learn, but it looks doable to Cleverly.
“There’s product or service expertise to master fabrics, coverings, issues like that,” he reported.
The front conclude of the showroom, facing the avenue, is now all furnishings, whilst the back 50 % of the retailer is office materials and electronics. The total constructing, which consists of other organizations, is about 5,200 square ft.
“We’ve got house in the developing we’re developing,” Cleverly mentioned. “We’re expanding into that footprint.”
For now, the present team is retraining to discover the home furniture business, but that could give way to some employing opportunities.
“The thought is to increase, possibly incorporate some staff,” Cleverly stated. “The major point is I want folks to know Jackson’s is not likely anyplace. We’re just expanding into a different line of business enterprise. We’ll all be running beneath a single roof”