Steele's - Butte, Montana
About Steele'sThe George Steel Co. began 74 years ago on Broadway Street in Uptown Butte. Steele's founder, George Steele, originally sold only propane gas and Maytag ringer washers. Steele's two sons, Oliver and Clifton, expanded into the furniture business about 30 years ago, when the company moved to it's current location at 800 S. Wyoming St.
Over its lengthy history, Steele's has continued to exhibit steady growth, opening a second store at 417 Main St. in Deer Lodge about 17 years ago.
"We've been lucky," said Dan Steele, who owns and operates the store with his wife Kim. Dan is the son of Oliver Steele and became the third generation of Steeles to take the helm of the family business.
Products, services and specialties.: Steele's sells quality furniture, including a wide selection of accessories and decorative pieces with delivery services available.
The store carries a full line of appliances including washers, dryers and rangers, and offers installation and delivery. Steele's also stock the latest in DVD, LCD TVs and theater systems.
Business philosophy: Dan Steele said the company's goal is to enhance the lives of both customers and employees by providing quality products and service.
The company tries to provide a professional atmosphere without losing the hometown attitude. Steele's also believes in giving back to the community, which supports the business.