Nebraska Home Furniture

Nebraska Home Furniture

It’s only been two years since the pilot episode of HGTV’s Fixer Upper was broadcast.But Chip and Joanna Gaines, the stars of the popular home improvement show, don’t waste any time. Magnolia Home furniture designed by Joanna Gaines is landing this month in 500 stores nationwide, a large distribution network for any designer’s debut.Click here for a Facebook Live presentation from the event on our page.The creative couple that’s making Waco a destination for 25,000 fans a week to their Magnolia Market at the Silos may bring some of that magic to Nebraska Furniture Mart in The Colony.Nebraska Furniture has devoted 2,500 square feet of prime space at its entrance to Magnolia Home furniture. Gaines created six different collections to match various lifestyles: industrial, primitive, French inspired, traditional, boho and farmhouse.Based on the popularity of the Fixer Upper show, which is now filming the fourth season, expectations for the furniture are pretty high. Earlier this year, Fixer Upper ranked in Nielsen’s top 10 for cable network TV during its third season.“This really isn’t comparable to any launch in the furniture industry,” said Tim Ussery, executive vice president of Standard Furniture. “There’s been nothing like this.”Alabama-based Standard Furniture has been in the business since 1946, and it’s the first time the company has created a separate division for a brand. Gaines created the 350-piece collection in record time of six months with Standard Furniture.“We’re expecting it to do phenomenal with all the buzz around Chip and Joanna and with that we expect to see increased traffic in the store along with online at nfm.com,” said Rebecca Ritterbush, regional marketing manager for Nebraska Furniture in Omaha.
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Nebraska Home Furniture

Create the home of your dreams with the quality furniture available at Nebraska Furniture Mart. You’ll find amazing prices on living room furniture, dining room furniture, bedroom furniture, and so much more. We also offer a variety of ways for you to get your new furniture home safely. You can use our Speedy Drive-Thru Pickup and take home your in-stock purchase right away or take advantage of our incredible delivery services. No matter the size of your home, Nebraska Furniture Mart has quality furniture to match your style.
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Nebraska Home Furniture

You’ll find great deals on home appliances when you shop at Nebraska Furniture Mart. Whether you’re outfitting your home with a new, energy efficient washer and dryer or looking for a low price on a French door refrigerator, you’ll find them here at NFM. We carry the very best in home appliances with premier offerings from brands like Samsung, Maytag, Whirlpool, LG, and Jenn-Air. We make it easy to get your new appliances home safely too! Any major appliance purchase of $299 or more is eligible for free delivery in our normal delivery zones. Compare the models, read the reviews, and shop the great deals on home appliances at Nebraska Furniture Mart!
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Nebraska Home Furniture

Nebraska Furniture Mart was founded in 1937 by Rose Blumkin (born December 3, 1893-1998), universally known as “Mrs. B.”, in Omaha, Nebraska. Blumkin, borrowed the initial $500 investment from her brother, while her husband Isadore continued to run their second hand clothing store. At one point early on, the Blumkins had to sell their own home furnishings to pay off a debt at one point. Mrs. B set the Mart apart by selling products cheaper than the other furniture store around. The bigger competitors were able to successfully get the furniture suppliers to stop selling to the Mart because of the prices. Rather than give up and raise prices, Mrs. B went to other suppliers around the country while still underselling her competitors.
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Nebraska Home Furniture

Nebraska Furniture knows its customers.“Our house is decorated like this,” said Kim Goodson, 35, of Keller. “I didn’t know any of this was here!”Goodson showed up at Nebraska Furniture wearing a gray #Shiplap T-shirt that she purchased two weeks ago at Magnolia Market in Waco. She has a Pinterest board that’s all Chip and Joanna. The Goodsons just moved into their home about 15 months ago so they still have a lot to finish. She immediately gravitated to a gray desk for $259.99.“It’s high quality, vintage, comfortable stuff you want to share with your friends,” Goodson said.Melissa Burleson, 43, of Frisco said she and her husband tried to stop at the Magnolia Market recently on their way home from their hunting lease, but there was a big event at the Silos.“We kept going. He promised we’re going back,” Burleson said. “I would turn my whole house over to Joanna.”Men are big watchers of the Fixer Upper show too.Ben Seymour was in town from Chicago for business. He snapped some photos of the display with his smartphone. “Chip and Joanna make life look lovely. They live on a ranch. It’s all very wholesome.”Twitter: @MariaHalkias
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Nebraska Home Furniture

By 2011, this attitude had changed, and Nebraska Furniture Mart announced their fourth and largest location, in The Colony, Texas, which is a far north suburb of Dallas. The problems with the Kansas City location opening would lead to much more long-term planning in the eventual development and opening of the Texas location. The store, called the “Nebraska Furniture Mart of Texas”, opened in 2013.
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Nebraska Home Furniture

The Omaha, Nebraska store is over 420,000 square feet (39,000 m2) of retail space and is on 77 acres (310,000 m2) of land. The store is located in a single collective campus on South 72nd street in West Omaha, Nebraska. In 1994, the store added a massive electronics and appliance store selling computers, software, music, movies and personal electronic items as well as TVs and appliances. The campus also includes Mrs. B’s Clearance Center and Factory Outlet. Both the Omaha and Kansas City locations house over 85,000 furniture items, 185,000 appliance and electronics items and over 1 million square yards of carpet.
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Nebraska Home Furniture

Shop Nebraska Furniture Mart for all of your home electronics needs. You’ll find some of the best deals on TVs, laptops, tablets, and home audio equipment all at our legendary low prices. NFM also keeps up with great deals on new release movies and video games. On top of our amazing assortment of electronics, NFM carries fitness equipment like treadmills, ellipticals, activity trackers, and weight machines. When you shop NFM.com, be sure to take advantage of our free delivery on all electronics purchases of dollars or more!
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With everything from Viking appliances and state-of-the-art home theater equipment, it’s not hard to fantasize about spending big bucks and outfitting your home with top-of-the-line products while strolling through Nebraska Furniture Mart. But the store offers hundreds of items that will add function, fun or style to your life without having to rearrange your budget too much. Here are few we found for less than $30.
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A second store opened in 2001 and is located in Clive, Iowa, a suburb of Des Moines. At 24,000 square feet (2,200 m2) it is the smallest of the four locations, selling a selection of appliances, flooring and electronics. Nebraska Furniture Mart also owns Homemakers, a furniture store in Urbandale, Iowa, another suburb of Des Moines.
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For the uninitiated, Nebraska Furniture Mart isn’t like a Target or Ikea. It stocks 100,000 products, from very high-end items to low-end and everything in between. There are 65 cash registers. Throughout the store, customers will find 20 interactive kiosks where they can apply for credit or access the gift registry. There’s a Design Gallery and categories you don’t see in most furniture stores, such as electronics, outdoor kitchen appliances and fitness equipment. The store uses digital price tags that will allow staff members to change prices up to twice a day, and there’s a clearance section in every department.
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In 1983, at age 89, Mrs. B sold 80% of Nebraska Furniture Mart to Warren Buffett in a one-page handshake deal. Buffett bought the company without auditing her inventory or books, instead basing the deal on his own shopping experience at the Mart and his respect for the Blumkin family. Mrs. B sold the business due to her belief that if she sold before her death, her children wouldn’t fight over the company. She continued to work at the store, putting in her normal 70 hour work week, using an electric scooter to get around. Soon after the sale, Buffett would say, “Put her up against the top graduates of the top business schools or chief executives of the Fortune 500 and, assuming an even start with the same resources, she’d run rings around them.”
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In 1989, at age 95, Mrs. B’s family forced her into retirement. Unhappy with this and realizing that Buffett had not made her sign a non-compete agreement, Mrs. B started “Mrs. B’s Clearance and Factory Outlet” across the street from Nebraska Furniture Mart three months later. Two years later, “Mrs. B’s Clearance and Factory Outlet” was profitable and the third largest carpet outlet in Omaha. The following year, Buffett purchased the new store and merged it with the Mart. In 1994, the Mart added an electronics and appliance store.
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On November 9, 2011 Nebraska Furniture Mart announced a plan to expand its retail operation to North Texas. Construction of the new store started in September 2012 in The Colony, which is a far north suburb of Dallas. The new location had an unadvertised soft opening on March 4, 2015 for friends and family. With more than 2,000 employees to train during the two months that followed, the grand opening and ribbon-cutting festivities took place on May 7, 2015. The Colony location is the largest of the four locations, boasting 560,000 square feet (52,000 m2) of retail space and 1,300,000 square feet (120,000 m2) of warehouse/distribution space.

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