Badcock dealer opening third store in Jacksonville, Fla.

Badcock dealer opening third store in Jacksonville, Fla.

Andy Johnson, middle, stands with his crew as they rejoice the grand opening of the

Andy Johnson, middle, stands with his crew as they rejoice the grand opening of the new Eco-friendly Cove store.

Andy Johnston

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Northwest Florida-centered Badcock Home Furnishings & extra vendor Andy Johnston is including to his retail outlet count in the larger Jacksonville place.

Johnston, who operates Badcock retailers in Jacksonville, Tallahassee and Palatka, Fla., opened a new retail store in Eco-friendly Cove Springs lately and is scheduled to soft-open up an additional Badcock keep in Riverview later this month.

The Environmentally friendly Cove keep is 19,620 sq. feet of retail space and carries Badcock’s finish line of furniture, appliances, bedding, electronics, dwelling office environment furnishings and components. A grand opening was held on Feb. 24 with Badcock officers and area dignitaries on hand.

When the Riverview retail store opens, it will give Johnston eight whole Badcock suppliers, including 3 in the higher Jacksonville area.

He claimed business enterprise has been stable more than the past couple of yrs, which contributed to opening new merchants, but it was additional about finding the suitable destinations at the appropriate occasions. He claimed Inexperienced Cove Springs had a Badcock retailer for a while, but it closed when the prior dealer passed away.

“We identified that the area is expanding as a large amount of northeast Florida is,” Johnston reported. “We’ve been hunting at Environmentally friendly Cove on and off for the earlier 10 a long time. We saw there’s a whole lot of growth, 6 new neighborhoods coming, and we stated we can’t talk to for a far better opportunity than that.”

Johnston, who has been a Badcock dealer for much more than two many years, reported it’s been a good connection, and he’s fired up to help it develop small business in northwest Florida.

“Badcock’s been a good lover for me. I have been a Badcock seller for 21 years now. The company is a wonderful companion to function with,” he stated. “Our Jacksonville market has been quite fantastic for Badcock as a entire and me individually.”