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|as Texas Furniture & Appliance - Family Owned and Operated For 93 Years my family parchased the business. We attribute our growth to our customer service, first and foremost. Our service truly sets us apart from the pack. Our product offering is huge; as a matter of fact, you won't find a larger showroom in our trade area. We continue to offer a full-service experience to our customers including highly trained and courteous sales associates, free delivery. professional setup and service long after the sale is complete." Jay has been involved in the fumiture business since he was 19 years old. He and his wife. Kristi, both native Parisians, purchased the store from his parents, Hugh and Jean Anthony, in 1997. Kristi is a Paris High School alumnus and a graduate of ETSU, where she majored in education. Kristi was a math teacher at North Lamar until a tragic brain injury caused her to retire. Jay has served on the board of directors at the Boys and Girls Club and coached youth baseball and football for many years. Jay holds a BBA from ETSU and an MBA. Jay and Kristi have three sons and one daughter- in-law. Austin, 25, played basketball at Hendrix College before graduating from TAMUC with a bachelor's degree. Austin has worked at Texas Furniture and Appliance since 2016. He handles all marketing for the store and beads up the sales team and merchandising. Austin is also on the board of directors for the Love Civic Center, the City of Paris Planning and Zoning Commission, Nationwide Southwest Furniture & Bedding Advisory Board and the Keep Paris Working PAC. Tyler, 23, was a decathlete at TAMUC and is currently caming his Master Technician certification as a diesel mechanic Austin Anthony 4 years Jimmy Tuggle 17 years Ann Foster 29 years Curtis Yates Robert Rollerson Greg Sugg 6 years 27 years 17 years When the Anthony family purchased Texas Fumiture over 30 years ago, the home fumishings store had already enjoyed a kong history in Paris. But the last 30-plus years have seen tremendous change. Texas Funiture & Appliance opened its doors to customers in 1927 and has continued to separates itself from the pack. Customer Service Rep. Joe MeCord said: "We always go above and beyond for our customers, even after the sale. If a customer has an issue with a product that they purchased from us, they know they can contact me directly to handle it. We do not believe in making our customers handle any warranty issue on their own. We love sending our customers home with the peace of mind knowing that they have someone on the other end who will cut through any red tape for them." years and was the store manager before being called to enter nursing. When asked what customer service means to her, Ann said: "A satistied and pleased customer and a family atmosphere with great owners is the best thing about TFA. "When feeling God's call to go into nursing, it was difficult to leave the Anthony's and Texas Fumiture," Ann said. "I had been in retail for many years and had so many loyal customers and friends, I decided to stay on part time. After all these years, I still enjoy working here and love to have some of my customers and their children and grandchildren still shopping with us, three to four generations later." Curtis Yates is a friendly and familiar face on Texas Fumiture's professional delivery crew, For over 27 years, Curtis has been making friends with his customers. "Take care of the customers and make them happy." he said. "What I like best about TFA are my fellow employees, it's like family." Robert Rollerson who serves on the delivery crew has been a part of the family for over 17 years, Greg Sugg. Warchouse Manager said, "We always try to go above and beyond for our customers. We offer free delivery and setup which definitely sets us apart from the competition". fumish homes in Northeast Texas and Southcast Oklahoma for 93 years. With no plans to rest, the Anthony's have a vision of continued growth and expansion for the business. Owner and President Jay Anthony said: "We have experienced continued and steady growth in our business since 1986 when Value pricing is Texas Furniture's guarantce. This is achieved through maximum price discounts. Texas Furniture's membership in the largest retail buying group in the world allows them to give their customers the best possible price. They obtain mega-store buying power with small store service. You probably won't find many retailers who know your name and are genuinely glad to see you but that is exactly what you find at Texas Furmiture & Appliance. The staff maintains this attitude by focusing daily on their No. I priority, the customer. It also doesn't hurt that the staff has such a long tenure and know their customers by name. "Texas Furniture offers a price guarantee which means that you can feel confident that you won't pay more for what you are purchasing. Many times, customers make a purchase today and then see it on sale tomorrow at the same store. We guarantee that if this happens to our customers, they can always be assured that we will honor the best price," Jimmy for Ram-Chrysler Dodge at OSU technical school. Cody, 19. played football at Abilene Christian University and is currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree. Erin, 23, who is originally from Richmond. Texas and who is married to Austin, is also involved in the family business. Erin studied at the University of Oklahoma before receiving her bachelor's degree from TAMUC. Erin worked at Texas Fumiture and Appliance for two years before opening her own basiness, Erin Anthony Designs in 2019. Erin Anthony Designs is a full-service interior design and real estate staging company. "I have always believed that Paris needed an interior design business." Erin said. "The community has been very receptive to my new firm. I am also very excited about the addition of real estate staging to our services." Texas Furniture and Appliance has continually been named "Best Place to Buy Furniture, Appliances and TV'S by the Reader's Choice Awards year after year. Texas Fumiture offers a large selection of name brands such as La-Z-Boy, Bassett, Flexsteel. Serta, Ashley, Kitchen Aid, Whirlpool, Maytag, LG and more. "One thing that most people do not realize about us is that we have something for everyone," Austin said. "We offer great promo pricing all the way up to higher end product. Whether you are looking for a basic washer or a commercial grade range, we have it all. We honestly have the largest selection of high-quality furniture, appliances and mattress sets within 75 miles of Paris," Texas Furniture is also known for its high- quality bedding products from Serta. They cary Serta Sleep Retreat, Serta Perfecet Sleeper and Serta iComfort mattresses as well as luxurious pillows and sheets. said. The Anthony family wants to thank the amazing people of this commanity for their continued loyalty to Texas Furmiture and Appliance. "We love Paris and are very thankful that we get to do business here. There are some really great things going on in our community and we are happy to be a part of this growth," Austin said. "If you need anything for your home, please stop hy and see us. If we do not have it in our showroom, we will order it for you and we guarantee a fair and honest price." Texas Furniture & Appliance is honored to serve the greatest customers in the world; many are third and fourth generation customers. Texas Funiture currently employs 13 people and has been blessed with a family of koyal and long-term associates. Jimmy Tuggle, Texas Furniture & Appliance's General Manager, has served the company with koyalty for 17 plus years. Jimmy has played a crucial role in the growth that Texas Fumiture has experienced, especially over the past few years. If you have ever stepped foot in Texas Furniture and Appliance, then you know Jimmy by his joking attitude. willingness to go the extra mile for any customer and his vast product knowledge. Ann Foster has also Jay and Hugh Anthony E AWARD Skilled and professional sales associates are what you will find at Texas Fumiture and Appliance. Austin described the training for all of his sales team as intensive and continual. "We have daily sales meetings to train our sales team on product knowledge and customer service. I stress the value of being the most well- trained professional that you can be and that this is an ongoing commitment that READER'S THE PARIS NEWS cach sales associate has to make to the customer, 2020 the company, and themselves. "The professional sales team is made up of individuals with a genuine care for people. If you don't love people then you shouldn't be in retail." Service after the sale is L-R: Cody, Erin, Austin, Jay, Kristi, and Tyler been a valuable member of the another area in which Texas Fumiture and Appliance Texas Fumiture family for over 28 |as Texas Furniture & Appliance - Family Owned and Operated For 93 Years my family parchased the business. We attribute our growth to our customer service, first and foremost. Our service truly sets us apart from the pack. Our product offering is huge; as a matter of fact, you won't find a larger showroom in our trade area. We continue to offer a full-service experience to our customers including highly trained and courteous sales associates, free delivery. professional setup and service long after the sale is complete." Jay has been involved in the fumiture business since he was 19 years old. He and his wife. Kristi, both native Parisians, purchased the store from his parents, Hugh and Jean Anthony, in 1997. Kristi is a Paris High School alumnus and a graduate of ETSU, where she majored in education. Kristi was a math teacher at North Lamar until a tragic brain injury caused her to retire. Jay has served on the board of directors at the Boys and Girls Club and coached youth baseball and football for many years. Jay holds a BBA from ETSU and an MBA. Jay and Kristi have three sons and one daughter- in-law. Austin, 25, played basketball at Hendrix College before graduating from TAMUC with a bachelor's degree. Austin has worked at Texas Furniture and Appliance since 2016. He handles all marketing for the store and beads up the sales team and merchandising. Austin is also on the board of directors for the Love Civic Center, the City of Paris Planning and Zoning Commission, Nationwide Southwest Furniture & Bedding Advisory Board and the Keep Paris Working PAC. Tyler, 23, was a decathlete at TAMUC and is currently caming his Master Technician certification as a diesel mechanic Austin Anthony 4 years Jimmy Tuggle 17 years Ann Foster 29 years Curtis Yates Robert Rollerson Greg Sugg 6 years 27 years 17 years When the Anthony family purchased Texas Fumiture over 30 years ago, the home fumishings store had already enjoyed a kong history in Paris. But the last 30-plus years have seen tremendous change. Texas Funiture & Appliance opened its doors to customers in 1927 and has continued to separates itself from the pack. Customer Service Rep. Joe MeCord said: "We always go above and beyond for our customers, even after the sale. If a customer has an issue with a product that they purchased from us, they know they can contact me directly to handle it. We do not believe in making our customers handle any warranty issue on their own. We love sending our customers home with the peace of mind knowing that they have someone on the other end who will cut through any red tape for them." years and was the store manager before being called to enter nursing. When asked what customer service means to her, Ann said: "A satistied and pleased customer and a family atmosphere with great owners is the best thing about TFA. "When feeling God's call to go into nursing, it was difficult to leave the Anthony's and Texas Fumiture," Ann said. "I had been in retail for many years and had so many loyal customers and friends, I decided to stay on part time. After all these years, I still enjoy working here and love to have some of my customers and their children and grandchildren still shopping with us, three to four generations later." Curtis Yates is a friendly and familiar face on Texas Fumiture's professional delivery crew, For over 27 years, Curtis has been making friends with his customers. "Take care of the customers and make them happy." he said. "What I like best about TFA are my fellow employees, it's like family." Robert Rollerson who serves on the delivery crew has been a part of the family for over 17 years, Greg Sugg. Warchouse Manager said, "We always try to go above and beyond for our customers. We offer free delivery and setup which definitely sets us apart from the competition". fumish homes in Northeast Texas and Southcast Oklahoma for 93 years. With no plans to rest, the Anthony's have a vision of continued growth and expansion for the business. Owner and President Jay Anthony said: "We have experienced continued and steady growth in our business since 1986 when Value pricing is Texas Furniture's guarantce. This is achieved through maximum price discounts. Texas Furniture's membership in the largest retail buying group in the world allows them to give their customers the best possible price. They obtain mega-store buying power with small store service. You probably won't find many retailers who know your name and are genuinely glad to see you but that is exactly what you find at Texas Furmiture & Appliance. The staff maintains this attitude by focusing daily on their No. I priority, the customer. It also doesn't hurt that the staff has such a long tenure and know their customers by name. "Texas Furniture offers a price guarantee which means that you can feel confident that you won't pay more for what you are purchasing. Many times, customers make a purchase today and then see it on sale tomorrow at the same store. We guarantee that if this happens to our customers, they can always be assured that we will honor the best price," Jimmy for Ram-Chrysler Dodge at OSU technical school. Cody, 19. played football at Abilene Christian University and is currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree. Erin, 23, who is originally from Richmond. Texas and who is married to Austin, is also involved in the family business. Erin studied at the University of Oklahoma before receiving her bachelor's degree from TAMUC. Erin worked at Texas Fumiture and Appliance for two years before opening her own basiness, Erin Anthony Designs in 2019. Erin Anthony Designs is a full-service interior design and real estate staging company. "I have always believed that Paris needed an interior design business." Erin said. "The community has been very receptive to my new firm. I am also very excited about the addition of real estate staging to our services." Texas Furniture and Appliance has continually been named "Best Place to Buy Furniture, Appliances and TV'S by the Reader's Choice Awards year after year. Texas Fumiture offers a large selection of name brands such as La-Z-Boy, Bassett, Flexsteel. Serta, Ashley, Kitchen Aid, Whirlpool, Maytag, LG and more. "One thing that most people do not realize about us is that we have something for everyone," Austin said. "We offer great promo pricing all the way up to higher end product. Whether you are looking for a basic washer or a commercial grade range, we have it all. We honestly have the largest selection of high-quality furniture, appliances and mattress sets within 75 miles of Paris," Texas Furniture is also known for its high- quality bedding products from Serta. They cary Serta Sleep Retreat, Serta Perfecet Sleeper and Serta iComfort mattresses as well as luxurious pillows and sheets. said. The Anthony family wants to thank the amazing people of this commanity for their continued loyalty to Texas Furmiture and Appliance. "We love Paris and are very thankful that we get to do business here. There are some really great things going on in our community and we are happy to be a part of this growth," Austin said. "If you need anything for your home, please stop hy and see us. If we do not have it in our showroom, we will order it for you and we guarantee a fair and honest price." Texas Furniture & Appliance is honored to serve the greatest customers in the world; many are third and fourth generation customers. Texas Funiture currently employs 13 people and has been blessed with a family of koyal and long-term associates. Jimmy Tuggle, Texas Furniture & Appliance's General Manager, has served the company with koyalty for 17 plus years. Jimmy has played a crucial role in the growth that Texas Fumiture has experienced, especially over the past few years. If you have ever stepped foot in Texas Furniture and Appliance, then you know Jimmy by his joking attitude. willingness to go the extra mile for any customer and his vast product knowledge. Ann Foster has also Jay and Hugh Anthony E AWARD Skilled and professional sales associates are what you will find at Texas Fumiture and Appliance. Austin described the training for all of his sales team as intensive and continual. "We have daily sales meetings to train our sales team on product knowledge and customer service. I stress the value of being the most well- trained professional that you can be and that this is an ongoing commitment that READER'S THE PARIS NEWS cach sales associate has to make to the customer, 2020 the company, and themselves. "The professional sales team is made up of individuals with a genuine care for people. If you don't love people then you shouldn't be in retail." Service after the sale is L-R: Cody, Erin, Austin, Jay, Kristi, and Tyler been a valuable member of the another area in which Texas Fumiture and Appliance Texas Fumiture family for over 28