Owner of Daytona area's John's Appliance sees Mayan calendar failure as segway to year-end blow-out sale

John's Appliance and Bedding owner John Hinton on Mayan cultureJohn's AppliancePhoto for Headline Surfer / The owner of John's Appliance in South Daytona, 949 Beville Road, sees positives behind Mayan calendar fizzle: year-end blow-out.

SOUTH DAYTONA -- John Hinton, the face behind the zany John's Appliance and Bedding TV ads is excited about his latest appliance and blowout sale that starts the day after Christmas, now that the Mayan scare has passed.

Hinton cracked, "The world was supposed to end today, but I guess the Mayans got their dates wrong.

And with the Mayan calendar scare as a backdrop, Hinton is offering what he calls "end of the world bargains."

Normally open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Hinton and his sales staff will have on-site bedding and cabinet professionals to meet the needs of the customers looking for that specific fit.

The way Hinton sees it, had the Mayans been right, he wouldn't have made any sales to speak of, period. But the thing stand now, any sale is a bonus.

The way Hinton sees it, had the Mayans been right, he wouldn't have made any sales to speak of, period. But the thing stand now, any sale is a bonus.

John's Appliance in South Daytona"Tempur-Pedics are at their lowest prices of the year -- special clearance on closeout models available," Hinton said, taking the last bites of his end-of the-world snack, a cheeseburger.

With satellite stores in New Smyrna Beach, Orange City and Palm Coast, Hinton knows his customers won't have to drive far to find what they want and at a price they can afford.

John's Appliance & Bedding, 949 Beville Road, South Daytona
Store hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 

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