Pierce Supercenter, LLC has been in operation since November 1, 2010. Managing Member is Ilene Pierce.
Ilene’s husband Tim retired from AT&T after 40 years and went to work part-time in 2009 for IMG Network as a salesman. IMG owned and operated three sales lots offering Portable Buildings, Carolina Carports, Gazebo’s, Pergola’s, and lawn furniture. When the owner of IMG became ill Tim and Ilene bought the business located at 621 South Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, Mo and a lot located in Charleston, Mo. They closed the lot in Charleston the following year.
Ilene, retired, after working for the State of Illinois as a caseworker for the Department of Human Services and as the Financial Director for the Cairo School District. With her past schooling and experience in finance, Ilene is able to keep the books and records for the company.
Advertising media has been through radio, television, local magazine and websites. They also have displayed at the annual Show-me-center Sports Show and Home and Garden Show. They participated in the Cousin Carl Farm Show.
Their location is at the corner of one of the busiest intersections in Cape Girardeau, Mo. They are located on the main road connecting Illinois to Interstate 55. Due to their location, they have secured sales as far away as Kansas City, Mo to the northwest, as far south as Arkansas and to the east in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. The Carolina Carports display is the largest in the US.
Tim and Ilene have been married for 45 years, have raised a son and daughter and have six grandkids that can often be found on the sales lot spending time with “Granny and Grandpa”. They are active in their church. Home is Olive Branch, IL.
They have a part-time salesman, Bob Tucker that helps when they need to be away from the sales lot. They use their cell-phone instead of a land line so they can be reached at any time. The sales office is open from 9-5 Monday through Saturday.