The story of Barr’s Fine Home Furnishings is really a story of the great American dream! Free enterprise in America is alive and well, as evidenced by the success and growth of Barr’s Furniture. Barr’s, a locally owned and operated business has been serving its friends and customers since 1963, and today serves as a wonderful example of how a locally operated business can thrive in this country.
The story of Barr’s Furniture actually has its beginnings in 1963. Initially a business partnership that serviced and repaired televisions and offered some furniture, Earl Barr bought out ownership of the business in 1964. Though several furniture stores already existed in the market, Mr. Barr was convinced that they could offer a “better value” than the existing stores. Over time, Barr’s began to devote more and more floor space to furniture, and their “better value” concept made them one of the top furnishings dealers in the area. Such success allowed them to expand by opening additional locations in 1988.
The Barr Family philosophy of a better value is still evident when you visit the business. As you enter the store, you might notice first that Barr’s offers top-notch furnishings for every part of your home. Their Bedroom, Entertainment, Dining, Leather, Children’s Furniture, Recliner, and Sofa departments are stocked with only the best names in home furnishings. “better value” is more than just a quality product. Having been in business for a half century, the Barr's staff has exceptional knowledge of the products they offer, and strive to make sure that the customer finds nothing less than the perfect furnishings for them. The Barr’s Mattress Center has trained sleep experts who will help find the right combination of box spring and mattress to meet a customer’s particular sleep needs. Want to redesign an entire room, or even the whole house? Barr’s design consultants will help you pick furnishings that not only go well with each other, but that go well with you. Lastly, Barr’s continues to offer free delivery and set-up of all purchases.
Today, almost 50 years since the company first opened its doors, Barr’s Fine Home Furnishings is proud to have served thousands of families in Middle Tennessee. Customers from McMinnville, Woodbury, Smithville, Manchester, Tullahoma, Winchester, Murfreesboro and beyond have all enjoyed their relationship with Barr’s. Families have learned that Barr’s not only stocks and professionally displays the world’s most popular furniture lines, but also that their combined years in the furniture business offers customers a unique perspective, completely unavailable at the huge chain stores. Most importantly, their genuine affection for the life they have chosen and their caring attitude toward every single customer is apparent to all who enter their stores. Barr’s Fine Home Furnishings, a business built on “better value”. Perhaps this is why thousands of satisfied customers are pleased to say “Barr’s is my furniture store”.