The History Of Furniture World

The History Of Furniture World

The early 80’s wasn’t just about perms, shoulder pads, and white stilettos.  Kathy & Roger Long were selling second-hand furniture from the barn at their family farm when they were given the chance to sell new suites.  They jumped at the opportunity and took a commercial property in Redruth and named it ‘The Suite Shop’. Beds were added to the range and with an expansion into the property next door, Furniture World was born.

The Suite Shop Redruth

The Suite Shop Redruth

When a large, former DIY store in Redruth became available Kathy & Roger bought it, moving the business into a different league. Ryan (Kathy and Roger’s son) joined the business in 1992 and with his vision to expand the brand, the rest as they say, is history!  Furniture World now has a presence in Penzance as the Outlet Barn – selling new and end of line stock items, Newquay, St Austell, Truro as Bargain Furniture on Threemilestone Retail Park and recently we have opened our new flagship store across the Tamar, in Plymouth, Devon.

 Brand New Flagship Plymouth Store

Brand New Flagship Plymouth Store

Shopping habits have changed over the last 30+ years and our online business together with our high street shops allow us to offer a comprehensive retail experience to all customers, backed up by a passion for furniture and years of valuable experience!

 


2nd October 2017

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