What does your business do?
Manufacture and retail of handcrafted furniture we are involved in
all aspects from beginning to finished product.
When and why did you start the biz?
Started with the Morewood and Yager furniture brand in October 1991.
How Many People are in your Company?
5 people involved manufacturing and retail combined.
Where's your office?
A brick and mortar retail-office location.
What's the toughest part of running your biz?
Business slowing down in the spring-summer months. We are very busy
in the fall-winter when "snow birds" come to Arizona we do consider
much of our business seasonal.
What's the most fun part?
Being a family owned business, building a great reputation with
Our loyal employees starting with us on this venture many years
ago and still working with us, we are a big family.
Creating heirloom furniture for each and everyone of our customers
giving them the best customer service experience creating long
lasting business relationships.
Anything you would have done differently?
I would have done better planning and focusing more on technology
growth, finding other markets through the correct channels for
What's next on the horizon for your biz?
Ecommerce is growing every second we want to grow through these
What advice do you have for others?
Always look to the future, grow with each experience.
Believe in your product do not undersell your quality, sell with
Build loyal relationships in business and personal life, never
burn your bridges. BE HUMBLE!
Always be open to advice and learn how to give advise, observe.
Life is about love, patience,learning, teaching,building,nurturing
all the little things in life that are given to you for free!
How do you use Idea Cafe to help your biz?
Networking through Idea Cafe to grow our brand, we are looking for
new ways to sell our fine quality furniture with so many markets out
there looking for furniture that will last for generations to come.
School (where, still in school, degree)?
Prior jobs or business?
Worked in this business for over 25 years.
What are your pets' names?
Do any of these pets help with your biz?
Is there any one person or event in your life that led
you to go into business for yourself?
My husband(10.28.14)was my teacher and supporter when we started
together. We both build this business from the beginning,we taught
our children, now grown they live and learned the family business.
Anyone you publicly want to thank?
So many Thank You's to my wonderful husband Marc I miss you so much
every day. Thank you to my children Yvann, Winston and Emily always
supporting,teaching and believing in me!
4525 E. Skyline Dr Suite 133B
Tucson, AZ 85718