Herman Bernard founded Bernards Inc. in 1983 after he sold his interest in High Point based TV Cabinet resource Case Casard. Due to serious health issues, Bernard sold his company to a Massachusetts investor, Robert Metzger, who in turn sold an interest in the business each to Dale Ward and Jeff Friedman.

Dale Ward, a former Klaussner sales representative, joined Bernards in 1990 as sales manager. Jeff Friedman, who owned stake in U.S. Furniture Industries and is the grandson of the company’s founder, joined Bernards a year later to handle product development and overseas sourcing.

In 2006 Dale Ward and Jeff Friedman bought Bernards Inc.. The company sources about 90% of its product from Vietman, China and Malaysia. It sells to more than 2500 retailers with is largest accounts in the Southeast.

Our goal remains to have each and every item in stock to serve our customers. Along with our outstanding internal customer service staff and outside sales representatives, we will continue to keep a forward vision to remain your one-stop furniture source!

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