Our Story

A PIONEER

What started as a dream turned into one of the largest independent home furnishings stores in Canada. We have shared a wonderful relationship with generations of loyal families like yours. For over 95 years, people like you, have trusted us to bring you the best fashions, values and brand names in Furniture, Mattresses, Appliances, and Electronics at the lowest prices guaranteed.

A Family Store Since 1925

1920-1930’S

1925 N. Tepperman Ltd. is started when Nate Tepperman began his door-to-door peddling career. 1929 Nate Tepperman opened his first store on Ottawa Street, between Parent and Lilian in Windsor, Ontario. In 1930 Nate began to build for the future.

1940-1950’S

1947 Tepperman's becomes the largest, most modern furniture and appliance store of it's kind in Windsor. 1954 A new warehouse was built at the intersection of Dougall and Ouellette Avenue. Nate felt the 30,000 square feet warehouse was a central location despite its barren surroundings at that time. 1958 Nate’s son Bill joins the management team.

1960-1970’S

1962 Nate, Harry and Bill started thinking about expansion again, to prepare for the future ahead. 1973 Tepperman’s expanded their warehouse, in order to meet the needs of a growing number of customers. 1978 Tepperman’s expanded it’s warehouse again along with the Windsor Store.

1980-1990’S

1981 Tepperman’s expanded with the opening of a new location in Chatham. 1991 Tepperman’s opens a new larger store in Chatham to accommodate the increased number of customers. In 1984 Tepperman’s opened the Bargain Annex. 1993 Once Again Tepperman’s continues it’s expansion with the opening of the Sarnia Store. 1997 Tepperman’s expanded opening our first store in London.

2000-2010 

2001 Tepperman's new, larger Sarnia Store opened. The most modern store of it's kind in Sarnia. 2003 Tepperman's New Chatham Store is opened. The Shiny new store is nearly triple the size of the previous store. 2008 Tepperman's expands again with the Grand Opening of our new State-of-the-art store in London.

2010-2019

2014 Tepperman's Celebrates It's 90th Anniversary. Over 90 years later, we are staying true to our customer's needs by offering a huge selection of products, for every room in your home. 2016 Tepperman's opens our brand new store in Kitchener. In 2019 Tepperman's opens our brand new store in Ancaster and rebrands and relaunches the Bargain Annex as the Outlet at Tepperman’s.


THIS IS OUR STORY

This is our story, what started as a dream turned into one of the largest independent home furnishings store in Canada. We have shared a wonderful relationship with generations of loyal families like yours. For over 90 years people like you, have trusted us to bring you the best fashions, values and brand names in Furniture, Mattresses, Appliances, and Electronics at the lowest prices guaranteed.