Feature Story: Does Obsolete POS Stunt Your Growth?
By Cindy Dubin
With size comes complexity, especially in furniture retail. Big-ticket items, delayed delivery, and financing options are not issues that typically arise in general retail operations. That is why, for many furniture retailers, having technology in place that meets these challenges is essential. Farmers Home Furniture, founded in 1949 as a hometown store in Soperton, GA, has become one of the fastest growing furniture retailers in the nation, with 1,600 employees and more than 165 locations throughout the Southeast. As one of the top 100 furniture companies in the country and one of the largest privately owned companies in Georgia, handling these unique furniture retail issues has become more difficult, and the company's existing software was not equipped to meet the challenges.