Chamber Member Spotlight: Coffman's Inc.

By: on Nov 26, 2012


Get Connected with Coffman's Inc. 

Why did you join The Chamber? Growing up in Jackson,
I watched our city grow tremendously over the years. I
have always believed in doing what I can to make my community
a better place. Prior to joining the police department,
I served in the Marines and I learned that anything
is possible when everyone works together. The Jackson
Area Chamber of Commerce provides so many services
and resources to the businesses and to the people of our
city. The Chamber is dedicated to improving the quality
of life for everyone, and that is very important to me. I
joined the police department so that I could do my part
in making Jackson a great place to work, live, and to do
business.
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Why do you serve on the Board of Directors? I serve
on the Board of Directors because I believe that it is
not enough to simply receive the benefits from the
hard work of others. I want to contribute and work
with the other members as we improve Jackson’s business
and residential commun

 

  Established: 1950

  Amount of Employees: 32

  Top Services/About the Company: Coffman’s Inc., offers a complete line of upholstered and case goods furniture, accessories, bedding, major appliances and outdoor cooking equipment.

Phone Number: 731-664-0900 for sales; 731-664-0902 for service

Website: www.coffmans.com

Chamber Connection: What’s new with your organization?

Coffman’s: We have recently opened a Kincaid Furniture gallery. Kincaid is a 100 percent solid wood manufacturer that has bedroom, dining room and occasional pieces. They also have custom order upholstery that allows the customer to choose their style and select from over 600 fabrics.

Chamber Connection: What’s helped your organization become successful in our community?

Coffman’s: We feel it is important to treat people the way we would like to be treated. This philosophy has helped us create long-term relationships with our customers, some of whom are in their third generation.

Chamber Connection: What does your organization do that most people don’t know about?

Coffman’s: We offer free delivery anywhere in West Tennessee on any major purchase. We have a complete service department staffed with four full-time trained technicians, as well as a parts department.

Chamber Connection: What are some recent successes your organization has experienced?

Coffman’s: We were selected in The Jackson Sun Readers Choice Award as the best furniture store in their most recent contest.

Chamber Connection: What are some of the future goals of your organization?

Coffman’s: We plan to expand our product offerings to include lines that will give our customers a broader and more affordable price range, while continuing to offer the most up-to-date styles and color options. As technology continues to expand, we plan to enhance the customers buying experience by assisting in online research and using social media.

Chamber Connection: Do you have any community projects you are involved in?

Coffman’s: This month we have been involved with the American Heart Association Heart Walk and the March of Dimes Blue Jeans for Babies event. We are also currently involved with the West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation Gala, which is its annual major fundraising event.

Chamber Connection: Are there any things we didn’t ask that you would like to share?

Coffman’s: We are one of the few locally owned and operated full-line furniture and appliance store remaining in this area. We appreciate all of our loyal customers that have allowed us to serve them for many years, and we are dedicated to continuing as a professional, trustworthy and customer friendly store offering quality, value, service and selection.

 


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