The 32,000 sq. ft. new location will be the first entry in the Long Island and New York City areas for the furniture retailer.
Bob's Discount Furniture, the fast growing furniture retailer with stores in CT, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY and RI, announced that the grand opening of its 28th store in Farmingdale, NY will take place on Thursday, February 15, 2007 with a follow-up celebration on Saturday, February 17. The 32,000 sq. ft. new location will be the first entry in the Long Island and New York City areas for the furniture retailer, and the second location in New York State.
"As we get 2007 underway, I'm am very proud to be opening our new Farmingdale, NY store. In the past, there have been numerous families from Nassau and Suffolk Counties who have traveled to one of the many other Bob's Discount Furniture locations to shop for bedroom and other furniture items. Now, many more families on Long Island will be able to find out the formula to our success -- namely having top quality furniture products in stock and ready to go at low, low prices all surrounded in a very friendly customer service atmosphere," explained Bob Kaufman, president & television personality, Bob's Discount Furniture.
The new Farmingdale, NY store is located at 1999 Broad Hollow Road (corner of Rt. 110 and Schmitt Blvd. near the SUNY Farmingdale campus), Farmingdale, NY. The store will be open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
On Thursday, Feb. 15th Bob Kaufman, president and TV personality, Bob's Discount Furniture, will be making an in-store appearance to meet and greet the public. On Saturday, Feb. 17th Bob's Discount Furniture TV personality Cathy Poulin will be making an in-store appearance and welcoming customers. On both days, February 15th and February 17th from 10 a.m to 10 p.m., a $100 gift card will be randomly given away to a customer every hour. Other prizes such as T-shirts and mugs will be given away while customers can also enjoy free food and beverages at the store's Café and along with entertainment at the video arcade.
"For so many years, Bob and I have been inviting people to 'come on down'. Now, with a store located in the 'heart' of Long Island, I look forward to meeting and greeting families from Manhattan to Montauk Point," said Poulin.
About Bob's Discount Furniture
The fast-growing furniture retailer with 27 stores located throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island, Bob's Discount Furniture has built strong brand awareness and customer loyalty through its unique shopping environment, customer service commitment and everyday low prices. First-time visitors are pleasantly surprised by the comfortable atmosphere and vast selection of quality furniture that surpasses their "discount" expectations. As a part of the overall shopping experience, many of the locations have complimentary cafés featuring gourmet coffee, fresh baked cookies and candy, while other locations offer home theater and video arcade entertainment. Known for their unique style of television and radio advertising, Bob Kaufman, president, and Cathy Poulin, public relations director, have been inviting customers for over a decade to "Come on down". For more information, visit www.mybobs.com.
About Bob's Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation
Through the Bob's Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation and its many charitable contributions and sponsorships, Bob, Cathy and all of Bob's Discount Furniture employees support hundreds of nonprofit organizations. Among the many supported charities are Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, American Cancer Society, March of Dimes, Salvation Army Marshall House Youth and Family Emergency Shelter, National Conference for Community Justice, American Red Cross, Connecticut Children's Medical Center and many more. In March 2006, Poulin participated in the "Dance for a Cause" competition in Hartford to raise money and awareness for the National Pajama Program and Lil' Iguana's Children's Safety Foundation. Poulin was also awarded Woman of the Year for 2006 by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. For more information about the foundation and Bob's Discount Furniture, visit www.mybobs.com.
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