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Video: Louisiana Firm Receives Award at Tupelo Furniture Market

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TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI)–A Louisiana company wins a prestigious award at the bi-annual Tupelo Furniture Market. Lafayette Louisiana based “Affordable Home Furnishings” won the “National Buyer’s Appreciation Award” this evening at the Spring Market.

The company began in 1989 with one store and has expanded to more than 30 stores in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Company officials say it’s a honor to win at a market they’ve frequented for 25 years:

“It’s close to home, we can drive up here , and come and go as we please, we get nice place to stay and we’re home in 5 or 6 hours, this is down south, which is where our company is located at, so it’s , the people you can deal with here and the type of merchandise is exactly what we need.”

“Affordable Home Furnishings” specializes in rent to own furniture. After the ceremony, a complimentary dinner was held for market attendees.