Our Mission and Purpose
The motto of Ivan Smith Furniture is “Saving you More on the Look You Want”. That is how this company has been meeting the furnishing needs of the Ark-La-Tex since 1961. A cornerstone of our success has been our focus on customer service, quality, integrity and efficiency. We strive everyday to keep those same principles alive to better serve our customers & staff. All of our stores are closed on Sundays. We believe in giving our customers & employees time to worship, rest & spend time with their family & friends. IN GOD WE TRUST
Original location in Downtown Shreveport, Louisiana, 1961.
Founded in 1961, by Ivan Smith, Sr., Ivan Smith Furniture is a third-generation, family-owned business headquartered in Shreveport, Louisiana. Ivan Smith Furniture employs over 700 people and operates 48 stores in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas, in which 5 are Ashley Home Stores.
Ivan Smith Furniture is passionate about “Green Initiatives”. We analyze every area of our company to help in the fight of saving our environment, which makes us leading in the industry.
Our company recycles:
- Cardboard, Plastics & Styrofoam
In cardboard alone, our recycling has saved 24,660.71 trees, 4,351.89 cubic yards of landfill space, 5,802,520 kilowatts of energy and 10,154.410 gallons of water.
- We purchase recycled paper products & refurbished computer equipment whenever possible.
- Our company offers driver safety classes to equip our drivers with useful information & strategies to reduce fuel consumption which helps fight pollution.
- Our delivery teams use state of the art software to route the delivery trucks thus reducing fuel consumption and vehicle emissions.
- Our company uses demountable equipment which allows several delivery boxes per truck to transport furniture to some of our stores, which reduces the number of trucks used.
- Our company uses energy efficient bulbs in our warehouses & showrooms, which uses less energy.
- We are testing utility optimization software that promises to reduce our overall heating and cooling utility costs and save on electricity.
Ivan Smith Furniture is the Low Price Leader in the industry. We are committed to our customers, our communities that we reside in and our employees. We promise to provide good quality, value-driven product and operate efficiently.