Thursday, April 12, 2007

Pierson Carnival sale was insane today!

Robin and I went over Pierson's at around 11:30am today and were floored on how many people were shopping. We were there to buy an electrical shop box. The lines were way long, so we came back at around 5pm. It was still busy but not like earlier. Unfortunately, they sold out of the shop boxes! Argh! We got a rain check for later. Over the years we have spent thousands at Pierson's. We were doing some house renovations recently and we price compared with Home Depot in Redding and Ukiah, and found very little price difference. So we bought local. I just like the help I get there. And no. They never donated to any of my campaigns. Maybe I should hit them up next time. I have enough invested in the place.

Basketball update: The Samoa Athletic Club beat Maple Service Plumbing 71-44 tonight. Dave Norton scored 26 I think. Dustin Baker really caused havoc for us also. (I scored a few myself) Josh Hash played a great game for Maple. They are the only team to beat us so far. We are 6-1 and in first place.

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Pierson's is a circus even when it's not carnival days, especially the parking lot.

Anonymous said...

Don't tell Chris Crawford, he'll be floored!

Carol said...

Sunday mornings at 9 AM is a quiet time to shop at Piersons. Wish I could buy stock in the garden department with all the money I have spent.

Mous Anony said...

See...let the market decide. It's that simple. I shop Myrtle Avenue Market 100 to 1 over Ray's Food Place. Both are doing just fine. Actually, I've heard rumors that the Valley West and McKinleyville Ray's are holding up the Eureka Ray's end of things. I can see why too. There is never anyone in the Ray's in Eureka. The market has chosen. Yet, the Pierson maintained Winco is packed to the gills. And I would imagine the new and improved Eureka Natural Foods will also affect Ray's Food Place as food buying habit's on the North Coast change with the tastes of the ever changing Humboldt Nation.

Pierson's Building Center will possibly have to recreate itself. But, the Piersons are good business people and will do just fine. And possibly a Home Depot will fail.

Anonymous said...

I think a Trader Joes would be excellent for Humboldt

Hayduke said...

I was there today. Parking was available and while it was busy, they had lots of people ready to help you. I shopped in four different places (lumber yard, plumbing, garden shop, and electrical), found the items I wanted in stock and got outstanding service in all four places. This is a very well run business.

Anonymous said...

We shopped at Pierson's yesterday too. My husband picked up some folding sawhorses and I stocked up on blueberry plants and got the last little potted cilantro which a clerk helped me to find. btw there were clerks all over the place helping people and the garden dept is stocked with many knowledgable folks-can't beat 'em.

Anonymous said...

Your basketball team is stacked that is why you are in first place

Anonymous said...

http://www.eurekareporter.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?ArticleID=23151

Jim Garvey would rather see this liberal businessman fail