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August 01, 2015 6:38 PM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of Bob's Discount Furniture, LLC

Company Overview

Bob's Discount Furniture, LLC operates as a low price furniture and bedding retailer in 11 the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. It offers furniture in the areas of living room, bedroom, dining room, kid’s furniture, mattresses, home accents, entertainment, and home office. The company sells its products online. Bob's Discount Furniture, LLC was founded in 1991 and is based in Manchester, Connecticut. The company has stores in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia.

428 Tolland Turnpike

Manchester, CT 06042

United States

Founded in 1991

Phone:

860-645-3208

Fax:

860-645-4056

Key Executives for Bob's Discount Furniture, LLC

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 62
Co-Founder and President Emeritus
Co-Founder and Co-Owner
Senior Vice President of Real Estate
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Bob's Discount Furniture, LLC Key Developments

Bob's Discount Furniture Hires William Bracker as Vice President of Marketing; to Open Stores in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Bob's Discount Furniture hired William Bracker as Vice President of Marketing. Bracker is responsible for creating and implementing marketing initiatives to increase brand awareness, enhance the customer experience and drive sales. He joins Bob's with 25 years of branding and retail marketing experience at Target, Old Navy, and Daffy's, as well as at Young & Rubicam Advertising. Most recently, he was a retail marketing and branding consultant for start-ups, retailers, and ad agencies. The company also announced that three more stores are slated to open in late summer and fall in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in February, the company will enter the Midwest market with five store openings in Chicago. Bob's operates 61 stores in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Bob's Discount Furniture to Expand First Store in Pennsylvania

Bob's Discount Furniture announced that it is continuing its Pennsylvania expansion push with its first store opening here early next month, along with two more that are on tap for the greater Philadelphia market this fall. The leased 22,250-square-foot Harrisburg store will open in the Paxton Town Centre on Jonestown Road.

Bob's Discount Furniture to Open New Stores in Riverhead and Wilkes-Barre

Bob's Discount Furniture, Inc. has announced that it will open new discount furniture stores in Riverhead, New York and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on August 28, 2014. The new Riverhead, N.Y. 23,000-square-foot store, located at 1858 Old Country Road, is expected to add 20 new jobs to the local economy and will be managed by Crystal Merriman, who has worked in the retail furniture industry for more than a decade, most recently as sales manager at Bob's Yonkers, N.Y., store. The new Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 34,000-square-foot store, located at 3420 Wilkes-Barre Township Commons, is expected to add 20 new jobs to the local economy and will be managed by Roy Horton, whose 20 years of retail experience includes management positions with Sears and Dunkelberger's Sports Outfitters.

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