KTHV reports how to order the Airlight Broom from Melvin Pickens of Little Rock?

On the Road: 81-year-old salesman sweeps customers off their feet

Published on Sep 20, 2013

As part of our continuing series “On the Road,” Steve Hartman meets an 81-year-old salesman who’s been in business for over six decades selling one simple product that everyone needs.


Melvin Pickens,

CBS EVENING NEWS video of Melvin Pickens from 9-20-13 http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57603991/business-is-brooming-for-81-year-old-traveling-salesman/

Lots of people across the USA are wondering what red handle broom Melvin Pickens sells in Little Rock and it is the Airlight  made by Little Rock Broom Works! There is a websitehttp://www.theairlightbroom.com that tells all about the Airlight Broom. Melvin’s family has set up an email for Melvin for those who want brooms and it is  Melvinthebroomman@gmail.com .  Below is more details from KTHV’s website on how to order the Airlight Broom.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Melvin “The Broom Man” Pickens has been getting some extra attention these days. While business owners and visitors to The Heights and Hillcrest areas of Little Rock have been loyal customers for many years, local and national media attention over the last couple of months has put his locally-famous brooms in much higher demand.

Now, for folks who can’t make it to The Heights and Hillcrest, there are options for you to get your hands on a Broom Man broom.

Shipmates Postal in Little Rock has agreed to sell and brooms and mops for The Broom Man. Folks can stop by and purchase them from the store or arrange for them to be shipped.

Shipmates Postal
6834 Cantrell Rd.
Little Rock , AR 72207
Phone: 501-663-6888
email: Melvinthebroomman@gmail.com

Previous THV Stories on The Broom Man:

Finding The Broom Man: Where is he now? (http://on.kthv.com/11aTacp)

CBS’ Steve Hartman in Little Rock to feature The Broom Man (http://on.kthv.com/18cegbw)


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