The Build The new store build took about a year. Chupp says he spent the summer, fall and winter completing the project. He jokes that due to his background as a contractor, he felt more at home building the facility than working in the retail side of it. “The Blish-Mize team did a great job helping me lay out the store,” Chupp says. “The regional manager and my sales representative came out partway through the construction, as soon as we knew how the floor space was going to be set, and they helped measure everything. They put together a drawing and rough draft of what products should go where.” After some back and forth, Chupp and his Blish-Mize team moved forward, working closely together on the new store setup. He also requested their help with the store set, including fixtures and
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Congratulations to Blish-Mize on 150 years of Success
The Kansas Chamber and its Board of Directors congratulate the Blish-Mize family and its employees on 150 years of delivering more for their customers in Kansas and throughout the Midwest.