Local company receiving national attention

By: KXII Staff Email
By: KXII Staff Email

JBF founders Shannon Wilburn and Daven Tackett turned their big idea into a big business. What started as a small consignment sale in a living room in Tulsa in 1997 has grown into a multi-million dollar business. In 2007, JBF Franchise Systems Inc.’s gross revenues topped more than $4.5 million.

To date, JBF has 61 franchises in 16 states, including a franchise in Sherman-Denison. Owners Jayme Maxwell and Sandy Jameson bought the franchise in fall 2007 and are planning their first sale this spring. It is scheduled for April 25th – April 27th at the Finley Cultural Center.

They expect close to 100 families to consign thousands of children’s and maternity items at the sale. They will receive up to 70 percent of what their items sell for at the event. In addition, several hundred families will save up to 85 percent on thousands of items they need for their family, including:

- Clothing & Shoes

- Toys

- Baby Furniture

- Layette Items

- Car Seats & Safety Items

- Books, DVDs & Games

- Maternity items

JBF'S Founders will be featured Tuesday January 29th on CNBC's "The Big Idea."


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  • by Sally Location: Howe on Feb 4, 2008 at 09:43 AM
    I am so glad JBF is coming to my area! Now I don't have to do a garage sale anymore! Thanks Jayme and Sandy!
  • by sheri Location: Pottsboro on Feb 2, 2008 at 07:58 AM
    Thanks for bringing JBF to our area. I can't wait.
  • by TexasBales Location: NC on Feb 1, 2008 at 08:36 PM
    Fascinating concept. Good luck ladies!
  • by Bryan Location: Denison on Feb 1, 2008 at 01:53 PM
    With this sale it looks like my wife can MAKE some money selling our kids' outgrown stuff and I can SAVE some money by buying them "new" stuff! I like this idea!
  • by Sarah Location: Sherman on Feb 1, 2008 at 11:42 AM
    I can't wait for this sale! I have a ton of stuff I need to get rid of and this is the perfect way to do it!!
  • by Paul Location: Tulsa on Feb 1, 2008 at 11:14 AM
    This sounds like a great business opportunity for my wife!
  • by Stacy on Feb 1, 2008 at 07:24 AM
    This was such a great story! This is something we need so much here!!! My kids are past this stage but oh how I would have benefitted! Will we get more information closer to the time of the event?
  • by Jami Location: TX on Jan 31, 2008 at 09:17 PM
    This sounds like such a great idea. I wish I would have thought of it when my children were younger.
  • by Gina Location: Lawton, OK on Jan 31, 2008 at 06:23 PM
    Wow I love the JBF consignment sales. They are a great concept for the community.
  • by Tessa & Lily Location: Allen on Jan 31, 2008 at 11:31 AM
    Way to go, Jayme and Sandy! We can't wait to come and shop at your sale. Oh, and sell some of our toys as well!
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