Bobby “B.J.” Boone Jr.Published 10:50am Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Name of person featured: Bobby “B.J.” Boone Jr.
Name of business: Lowe’s
Street address: 1240 Armory Drive
Telephone number: 517-4000
Office hours: 7 to 9 a.m. Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday
E-Mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nature of business: Home improvement
Manager: Tim Rice
Number of employees: 120
How’s business: Franklin Lowe’s is doing well. We are making progress even though at times it seems very slow.
Something you wish everyone knew about your business: Low prices and wonderful associates and managers with outstanding customer service
Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: We offer the best prices in town and will beat anyone’s price by 10 percent. We have professional installation for most projects.
Advice to young entrepreneurs: Make sure your customers come first before anything. Without them, you cannot be successful in business.
Your first job: Substitute teacher for Franklin Public Schools.
Your role model: My parents for being supportive and very loving
The key to a successful business is: Having great customer service