Ever wonder what it’s like to be a salesperson at Gardner-White? We interviewed one of our favorite salespeople, David W., at our Auburn Hills store to give you a little insight on what it’s like to sell furniture at Gardner-White.
GW: How many years have you worked at Gardner-White?
DW: I’ve worked at Gardner-White for 2 years.
GW: Describe some of your day-to-day duties.
DW: I sell all different kinds of furniture and mattresses – that includes interacting with the customers through the entire sale process. I find out what the customers are looking for, what their budget is and if they need financing. I also schedule delivery times, and coordinate special orders.
GW: What is your favorite part about being a salesperson?
DW: I love working with our awesome customers!
GW: What is your favorite part about the company?
DW: I really like my management team, especially Tim Mayo.
GW: What qualities should someone possess to be a great salesperson?
DW: A great attitude is always a wonderful asset! Oh, and don’t forget to smile a lot!
GW: What’s your favorite item to sell?
DW: Anything TEMPUR-Pedic. There are so many varieties of mattresses and bases to choose from. I’ve never had a customer that didn’t absolutely love their TEMPUR-Pedic purchase. It’s a really great quality brand!
GW: Do you have any advice for future employees in your position?
DW: If you come into work prepared to work hard and you have a great attitude, you will be successful.
GW: What’s your favorite part about living in Detroit?
DW: Detroit is such an amazing city. It’s so diverse and there are a ton of things to do downtown – Lions games, Tigers games or going to the casino is always fun.
GW: What teams are you rooting for this year?
DW: The Detroit Tigers and the Detroit Lions, of course!