About Nebraska Furniture Mart
Who We Are
Based on our tradition of selling cheap, telling the truth and providing the greatest selection and service, we improve people’s lifestyles.
Nebraska Furniture Mart is more than a store. We’re in the business of improving people’s lifestyles. By offering big selection, big savings and big ideas, we inspire our customers to create the home of their dreams (without breaking the bank). We love our customers like family, and strive to provide the best experience every step of the way.
NFM prides itself in having an inclusive and unique culture. We value our teammates and know that when our staff excel, our customers are getting the best shopping experience with us. Our staff works as a team, building one another up with peer‑to‑peer recognition, company‑wide awards and development opportunities.
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Integrity & Honesty
Be true to your word and honorable in your actions.
Be the person others can count on.
Quality Products & Services
Be a positive influence on people and processes.
Be someone who shares: ideas, success, credit and effort.
Cost‑effective & Competitive
Be proud of the part you play in helping people achieve a better lifestyle.
December 3, 1893
In the Beginning…
Rose Gorelick (Mrs. B) is born in Shirdeen, Russia, outside of Minsk.
Coming to America
Rose immigrates with her husband Isadore Blumkin to America.
Rose Blumkin begins Nebraska Furniture Mart in the basement of her husbands downtown shop.
New Downtown Locations
Electronics and appliances are added to the store. NFMs growing success leads to moves to various downtown locations and 2205 Farnam becomes the flagship store.
A new Omaha retail location is added on South 72nd St., supplementing the 22nd and Farnam downtown store.
A devastating F4 tornado totals the new store on 72nd St. Mrs. B and Louie B. simply rebuild the store on the same spot, bigger and better.
The 72nd St. store becomes the sole Omaha location.
Simply a Handshake
A simple handshake between legendary investor Warren Buffett and Rose Blumkin seals a $60 million deal that adds NFM to the Berkshire Hathaway fold.
A new building, the “Mega‑Mart”, is added to house Electronics & Appliances, which become their own divisions. Modernization updates also occur to the store and the rest of the 77‑acre campus.
Mrs. B. works at NFM until she’s 103.
A New Frontier
NFM launches their first E‑commerce website.
Remodel of Omaha store. NFM’s Iowa store moves to Clive, a Des Moines suburb, now selling flooring, appliances, and Sony electronics. NFM purchases Homemakers, a furniture store based in Des Moines, Iowa.
A state‑of‑the‑art warehouse and distribution center opens on Omaha’s campus and also includes a totally updated Mrs. B.’s Clearance Center and Factory Outlet store.
KC Store Opens
A third store is opened in Kansas City, Kansas with more than 1,000,000 square feet of retail and distribution space.
Warehouse & Website
A warehouse and distribution center, similar to the one in Omaha, is added to the Kansas City store. NFM also launches a new website.
Major renovation to the Appliance and Electronics store in Omaha.
Major renovation to the KC & Omaha stores.
Redesign of NFM.com—A world class online shopping experience and top 500 internet retailer site.
Groundbreaking at New Texas Store
NFM breaks ground for a new store in The Colony, Texas to open in spring 2015.
Work Continues on New Texas Store
Construction continues on the new NFM store in The Colony, Texas.
Grand Opening of Dallas‑Fort Worth Store
On May 7, 2015, Nebraska Furniture Mart opens America's largest home furnishings store.