About Seconds & Surplus

Seconds & Surplus is based upon the following core principles: Teamwork, Dedication, Loyalty, Pride, Vision, Belief, Excitement, Integrity, Leadership and Responsibility. We work as a team within our company and with our customers. We are dedicated to providing quality products at discount prices and excellence in customer service. We cultivate the loyalty of our customers and employees because we respect them as people, not just numbers. We take pride in our community by participating in and donating to local programs. Providing our customers quality and innovative products and services to beautify and organize the home at affordable prices is our vision. We believe that it is our duty to provide eco-friendly product options for our customers and utilize eco-friendly practices in our stores and offices. By encouraging a fun, family-friendly atmosphere, we create excitement and make Seconds & Surplus an enjoyable place to work and shop. We uphold the integrity of our products, our service and employees. We strive to be leaders in our industry and community. It is our responsibility to ensure that our customers and employees know they are a valued part of the Seconds & Surplus family.


Next Level Ownership

Our employees give new meaning to “owning it” because they are part of a 100% employee-owned organization.


4.4 Average Glassdoor Rating

“Great, family oriented place to work”

Great work environment - family is a priorty
Career Opportunities
Excellent Benefits

I didn’t start working here sooner.


Being a 100% Employee-Owned is just one of the many benefits of working with E.C. Barton & Company.

Health Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability, and Life Insurance.

Employee Stock Ownership

E.C. Barton & Company invests in their partners and their futures by offering an Employee Stock Ownership Program.

Partner Discount

After 60 Days of employment, our E.C. Barton & Company divisions offer a discount of cost plus 10% to all partners.


We love to give back to the communities who support us. E.C. Barton & Company proudly supports many community organizations.

Partner Assistance Fund

The ECB Partner Assistance Fund is being offered to our family of partners in an effort to share in the financial burden caused by unexpected life events.

Consistent Hours

In most cases our Partners are provided with regular schedules. This makes it easy to schedule appointments and events. And, our stores close no later than 6pm which means you’ll be home in time for family dinner.

Partner Growth | Adam Brahm

Adam started out working in our warehouse after finishing college. Today, thanks to the commitment of our leadership, Adam is an analyst for our corporate Purchasing team. Watch the video to learn more about Adam’s journey with ECB.

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