Lifestyle Appliance & Entertainment Center has loyal customers
The business is located in Jamestown.
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JAMESTOWN – Lifestyle Appliance & Entertainment Center has been in business since 1977, and owners Colin and Toni Wegenast say they have loyal customers and dedicated employees.
“We wouldn’t be here without them,” said Toni. “We have a lot of repeat customers and a lot of word-of-mouth references, and those are a big deal to us and very appreciated.”
Colin echoed that.
“We super appreciate our customers and our employees and the Jamestown and surrounding communities for supporting us all these years,” Colin said.
Lifestyle Appliance & Entertainment Center carries larger kitchen appliances including fridges, stoves, microwaves and dishwashers, along with washers and dryers. They also sell Big Green Egg grills, mattresses and hot tubs along with the chemicals and supplies for them.
Before the coronavirus pandemic, the business had cookouts in the parking lot featuring food made on the Big Green Egg grill, and Toni says people should watch for information on those returning in the spring.
“The Big Green Egg is something that you can try to explain to somebody what the flavor of it is but it’s so different than anything else out there …,” Toni said.
She said most of their sales from Big Green Eggs come from people who have tasted food made on them and want one for their own. The Green Egg uses natural lump charcoal.
Colin said the supply chain issues related to the coronavirus pandemic have eased in the last six months. During the pandemic, it was challenging to get appliances and parts, Toni said.
“It’s been a struggle the last number of years to get product in a timely fashion,” Colin added. “We’re finally getting back to where instead of a few months, it’s just a few weeks usually to get most stuff. “
Colin said manufacturers are again offering sales on some products, which they can pass along to their customers.
Lifestyle Appliance & Entertainment Center also carries Amazing Rest mattresses.
“The mattresses are a very well-built product, made in America, reasonably priced,” Colin said.
They are displayed in another area of the warehouse, so people wouldn’t see them on the showroom floor.
Lifestyle Appliance & Entertainment Center has a third-generation family member now, Colin said, with their son, Noah, working in sales.
The business has also grown from three to four full-time service technicians, Toni said. There are 10 total employees at the business including Toni and Colin.
“We encourage our employees to get involved in the community as well and we give back to the community as much as we can,” Toni said. “We’re both pretty involved in the community and we encourage our employees to be also.”
Lifestyle Appliance & Entertainment Center provides sales and service in just over a 60-mile radius of Jamestown.
“The service after the sale is still huge from us,” Toni said. “We don’t sell anything that we can’t service.”
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