Conn’s Home Plus Store Opens in Waco, Texas
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Conn's, Inc., the specialty retailer of home appliances, furniture, mattresses and consumer electronics and provider of consumer credit, announced the opening of a Conn’s Home Plus store in Waco, Texas.
The Waco store is located at 230 N. New Road and provides consumers 45,000 square feet of retail space. This new and expanded store design includes over 23,000 square feet devoted to furniture and mattresses in addition to continuing to provide Conn’s customers with the leading brands and the latest technologies in consumer electronics and home appliances.
About Conn’s, Inc.: The Company is a specialty retailer currently operating 65 retail locations in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma: with 22 stores in the Houston area, 14 in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, seven in San Antonio, three in Austin, one in Waco, five in Southeast Texas, one in Corpus Christi, four in South Texas, six in Louisiana and two in Oklahoma. The Company’s primary product categories include: Home appliance, including refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers and ranges; Furniture and mattress, including furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and related accessories and mattresses; Consumer electronic, including LCD, LED, 3-D, plasma and DLP televisions, camcorders, digital cameras, Blu-ray and DVD players, video game equipment, portable audio, MP3 players and home theater products; and Home office, including desktop and notebook computers, tablets, printers and computer accessories.
Additionally, the Company offers a variety of products on a seasonal basis, including lawn and garden equipment, and continues to introduce additional product categories for the home to help respond to its customers' product needs and to increase same store sales. Unlike many of its competitors, the Company provides flexible in-house credit options for its customers, in addition to third-party financing programs and third-party rent-to-own payment plans. In the last three years, the Company financed, on average, approximately 61%, including down payments, of its retail sales under its in-house financing plan.
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