The TV-Mattress Connection
The supply channels for the brick-and-mortar store, which opened last year, are much more sophisticated, including electronics aggregators who collect them from various big box stores. "When [Tawil] had the mattress place next door, he asked all sorts of questions, and I thought he was just a nice guy who was curious about what we did. So I told him everything." Wall adds that since then, he's found a few other TV suppliers that Tawil doesn't know about.
TV Warehouse, 2284 South Industrial, 506-8255, Mon.-Fri. noon-7 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed Sun. shoptvw.com
The following Calls & letters item was published in the April 2013 Ann Arbor Observer:
Mattress and More
"The tone and content of your article about Mattress and More, taken together with the article published about TV Warehouse [Marketplace Changes, March] portrays my business, my business practices, and my reputation in a less than complimentary way," owner Mike Tawil emailed.