Since opening its doors in 1934, C.A. Wilson has provided Ellis County families with quality products and services to match. They will continue this tradition of excellence when their new store opens in the summer 2022 in The Grove shopping center.
Owner Justin Wilson said the growth of their business has prompted a move from its College Street location to North U.S. Highway 77.
“We hate to leave the downtown area because it has got such a history here,” Wilson said. “The last two or three years have been very, very good for us. We do a lot of business in the sounding areas. Waxahachie is our big base, but we are in Ennis, Red Oak, and Midlothian every week.”
Justin said the new location will be a bit more accessible to those cities because U.S. 77 and 287 tie right into that new development. The new building will be 22,000 square feet as compared to its existing 18,000 square feet. Construction is expected to take about nine months to complete.
At its new location, C.A. Wilson will continue to provide customers with the brands they love and prompt service, Wilson said. The business’ services include plumbing and appliance repair and heating and air-conditioning. The products it offers include electronics, mattresses, washers, dryers, ranges, refrigerators, outdoor cooking appliances, and dishwashers.
C.A. Wilson has a large service department and will continue to offer that to customers at the new location, he said.
C.A. Wilson has had several locations during its 87 years in business. It started out on North College Street before moving onto U.S. Highway 287 Business. It then moved to occupy two storefronts at 114 and 116 N. College St. The business’ fourth move saw a move to its current
Location at 308 N. College St., next to the Post Office and where it’s been for about 45 years.
“I feel like that it is a good area out there and it is a growing area,” Wilson said. “A lot of new stuff is popping up in that new area. We are definitely going to be adding some people. With that growth, we expect to have an increase out there.”