Mast specializes in housewares, traditional clothing, comfortable footwear, trail and travel gear, toys and old-fashioned candies. The store also features mercantile items that you may remember from your grandma's house like jams and jellies, real maple syrup, stone ground cornmeal, comfortable rocking chairs, sturdy hiking boots, comfortable casual shoes, and sandals.
The Knoxville store has been a retail landmark in Downtown Knoxville since 1898. The building was constructed after the "Million Dollar Fire" in 1897. The fire started in a nearby hotel and destroyed the entire block on our side of the street.