Knoxville Wholesale Furniture is proud to announce that owner Tim Harris has been recognized by Knoxville’s Cityview Magazine in the January-February 2017 Issue, for his success building Knoxville Wholesale Furniture and contributing to the Knoxville community as the store celebrates its 25th Anniversary.
Betting On Belief
Story by Keith Norris, Photography by Jimmy Chiarella
Tim Harris had faith, the support of family, and a fundamental belief that a job well done would be rewarded. That belief has defined him as a football coach, traveling salesman, vice president, and entrepreneur – and on its 25th anniversary has turned his company into a stunning success.
The year was 1992. In Knoxville, Tim Harris, with the “weight of the world on me,” was struggling to open the doors of his new furniture business. He was desperate to get product on the floor but had no way to borrow enough money conventionally or locally to completely stock a new store. That’s when a furniture manufacturer he knew on the other side of the world offered six containers of dinette furniture on a “pay when you can” basis. This unheard-of offer of trust and kindness would represent enough product to get the store filled. But…
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