TFP was born from the vision of late Mr. Ismael Maharaulleein 1951 who established his furniture business in Port-Louis. Within years, thefamily business then known as Magasins Amdoo opened two additional showrooms,in Port-Louis and Rose-Hill. Mr. Ismael Maharaullee was recognized for hiscontribution for the welfare of his region and achievements in 2007 through anofficial ceremony.
The second generation took over in 1979 through Mr. MustaphaMaharaullee. He set up his first official showroom of TFP at Eau Coulée, whichwas then known as “Multi-Collection”. A graduate in Furniture Design and Manufacturingat the University of South Bank Polytechnic and London School of Furniture inEngland as well as a certified member of the Institute of Wood Science, helaunched his own factory at Wootun Lane, Eau Coulée in 1980. Since then, thefamily business started to expand rapidly and throughout the years changed itsname to The Furniture People. It became the first Mauritian company to open afactory branch in South Africa in 1995.
The torch is passed on to the new generation in 2004. Alwaysplacing customers first, TFP has evolved into one of the major players withinthe retailing business by diversifying its range of products to includeelectrical appliances, flooring, sanitary wares and many more. Following itsnew strategy, TFP has extended its imports of furniture to France, Indonesia, Brazil,South Africa, Malaysia, China and Vietnam in 2013.
With its continuous expansion, the family business crossedthe ocean to land its first sofa showroom in Melbourne, Australia in 2014. Thefollowing year saw the opening of its new department, Kitchen Center -cuisine.mu, which is specialized in the manufacturing of custom made kitchensat competitive prices.
A one stop shop with 7 retail outlets situated in strategiclocations throughout the island and a sofa showroom in Australia, the storystarted by late Mr. Ismael Maharaullee has adventures still to tell.
At TFP, we take customers' satisfaction seriously. Ourreputation goes by it. We make it our obligation to always give it all to putour customers' interest first and exceed their expectations. We love what we do.