Houston's High Octane Retailer
By Nancy Klosek
If you Google around on the Internet looking for facts on Texas, you'll find it described as "giant"—a state of "superlatives" and "large, welcoming hearts." In fact, the state motto is a single word: Friendship.
So to hear folks there and elsewhere speak of Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale, proprietor of Houston-based Gallery Furniture, you'd think McIngvale owned not just his store, but the motto, too.