Nebraska Furniture Mart celebrates its 80th anniversary

Posted at 12:49 PM, Aug 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-04 13:49:14-04

In 1937 America was on the brink of war and just starting to emerge from the Great Depression when a tiny but determined woman opened a store in Omaha.  It stands today in its 80th year as the nation's largest home furnishings company. Nebraska Furniture Mart has become a staple here in Kansas City.

Joel sat down with President Ron Blumkin to talk about the company's success and the woman who started it all, his grandma-- Mrs. B.