TBJ names Garner Appliance at 2017 Family Business Awards

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December 08, 2017

The founders, presidents and the family members of the 13 winners of Triangle Business Journal's 2017 Family Business Awards celebrate  Thursday evening at Preston Country Club. 

While the mood was jovial, what was not lost is the tremendous resilience shown by family members to keep the business going — during the good times and the bad.

Among the winners was Garner Appliance & Mattress.

GARNER APPLIANCE & MATTRESS
 
Location: Garner (HQ), Raleigh and Holly Springs
 
Year founded: 1977
 
2016 Total revenue: $11.6 million
 
2017 Estimated revenue: $12.5 million
 
CEO/Owner: Amgad Saad
 
No. of current employees: 28
 
How many generations have worked at your company? Two
 
Company description: Retailer of home appliances and mattresses
 
What has been your biggest accomplishment in the past year – as far as business goes? Our new company website.
 
How has the family business successfully linked the family and the business? By understanding our individual strengths we have been able to differentiate our different roles in the company.
 
How does the company contribute to the community? Our annual Fashion Show, organized by Rita Hines and Dena McDonald (owner of Allosi Renewal Spa) raised over $14,000 this year for Backpack Buddies. Our Garner location also hosts Cooks for Books each year, which benefits the Garner Educational Foundation.

Printed courtesy of www.garnerchamber.com/ – Contact the Garner Chamber of Commerce for more information.
401 Circle Drive, Garner, NC 27529 – (919) 772-6440 – info@garnerchamber.com