From Home Furnishing Business
Buddy's Opening 7 New Stores
The locations will be in Cullman, Ala.; Columbia, S.C.; Moncks Corner, S.C.; Victoria, Texas; Lubbock, Texas; Reading, Pa.; and a second location in Gainesville, Fla.
"We are really excited about the growth of our new stores and look forward to finishing the year strong with many openings," said Jamie Slatton, CEO/owner of Buddy's Home Furnishings, Tampa, Fla. "It is so rewarding to see our Buddy's concept expand across the country."
Buddy's Home Furnishing's corporate and franchise stores currently operate more than 160 store fronts in multiple states, including Florida, Georgia, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, North Carolina, Tennessee, California, Virginia, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Guam and Panama.
Buddy's plans to continue its growth trajectory, through a combination of corporate expansion, franchising, and acquisitions. Future stores and territories are being developed, with several new scheduled openings by the end of 2013.