History

Photo courtesy of the New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina Room, item 734

Standing the test of time

Continuity is at the core of Pierce & Co. We are proud of our over 120 year history, and hope to be around in another 120 years. Over the years, the store has changed family ownership only twice; the Pierces and Wyches owned it from 1898 until the 1990s, when the Jollys took over, and since 2021 the Bronskis are proud to be at the helm. From its original location at Red Bug, to its current location at the crossroads of Sam Potts Highway and Hallsboro Road, some things have stood the test of time: quality, customer service and a commitment to serving the local community.

Steeped in history

This beauty of a cash register was built by the National Cash Register Company in Dayton, Ohio in October 1923, and it's been in daily use at Pierce & Co. ever since. Time may keep rolling on, but some things are too good to replace. Stop by to take a look at this piece of history!