Roman Trading Company started off as a consignment type store featuring laboratory and industrial type items, then expanded to include furniture, office equipment and even jewelry. “It’s become more retail than wholesale in nature,” Diane Lewis said. “Aside from the advantage of having the business in there, it gives the possibility of opening the basement to Broad Street.”
Romans Trading Company had a booth in the 2012 Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, which featured a lot of collectible and antique type items as well.
Roman Trading had been located on Kirton Street in West Rome for a period of time before moving into Rome Paper Company facilities
The Lewis’ are in the process of remodeling the upper story of what was originally a Montgomery Ward building to become their personal residence.
The ground floor space between LaScala and Merle Norman encompasses approximately 5,000 square feet.