28 29 T he DollyMadisonHome Center,located on Queen’s Highway,Freeport,Grand Bahama,is a hardware and houseware retailer that ca- ters to the residential and commercial needs of its customers on the island of Grand Bahama. According to General Manager,James Rolle,the com- panybegan in the 1960s as DollyMadison Industries (DMI) Furniture Business.“After several years of oper- ation,the proprietors of DMI decided that theywere going to close the business in the Bahamas,and they offered the current owner the opportunity to purchase it,which he did,”says Rolle.“So,the business evolved into a furniture and carpet business.Later,the President, Donald Roberts,expanded the business by forging a relationshipwithAceHardware,and it became anAce Hardware Dealership.” Today,the DollyMadisonHome Center features branded franchise products byRoomsTo Go,Radio ANACE HARDWARE DEALER THE DOLLY MADISON HOME CENTER AT A GLANCE THE DOLLY MADISON HOME CENTER WHAT: A hardware and houseware retailer WHERE: Grand Bahama Island WEBSITE: