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La-Z-Boy Recognizes Top-Performing Furniture Galleries and Stores

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La-Z-Boy, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of upholstered furniture, honored its top-performing La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries® stores at the La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Conference recently held in Las Vegas. The awards honored the top-performing free-standing proprietary stores based on 2004 shipments. “The La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries system continues to be one of the fastest growing retail networks in the furniture industry with more than 330 stores in the United States and Canada. Each of these top-performing stores is crucial to our distribution and overall success,” said Steve Matlock, senior vice president of sales and marketing for La-Z-Boy. “These awards are our way of saying thank you to some of the people that help make our company one of the most successful in the industry.” La-Z-Boy honored its top 10 performing Furniture Galleries stores, top four small market Furniture Galleries stores, the top two Canadian Furniture Galleries stores and the top-performing new Furniture Galleries stores. - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Glendale, Ariz., owned and operated by Ed Breunig - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Mesa, Ariz., owned and operated by Ed Breunig - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Annapolis, Md., operated by Roy Couch - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Columbia, Md., operated by Roy Couch - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Roseville, Calif., owned and operated by Jim and Liz Reego - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Waldorf, Md., operated by Roy Couch - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Fairfax, Va., operated by Roy Couch -La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Scottsdale, Ariz., owned and operated by Ed Breunig - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Rockville, Md., operated by Roy Couch - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Reno, Nev., owned and operated by Don and Becky Gruner Top-Performing Mid-Sized Market (250,000 to 1,000,000) Furniture Galleries Stores - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Reno, Nev., owned and operated by Don and Becky Gruner - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Tucson, Ariz., owned and operated by David Findlay - Top-Performing Small Market (Under 250,000) Furniture Galleries Stores - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Springfield, Ill., owned and operated by Sande Hilst - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Bend, Ore., owned and operated by Allen Pfiefer Top-Performing Canadian Furniture Galleries Stores - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Calgary, Alberta, owned and operated by Cam Davidson - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Edmonton, Alberta, owned and operated by Mohammed Moussa Top-Performing New Furniture Galleries Stores - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Ft. Collins, Colo., owned and operated by Jason Johnston - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Lafayette, Ind., operated by Michael Kaplan - La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Wilmington, N.C., operated by Steve Mechum “To be recognized as a top dealer by La-Z-Boy is a tremendous honor. I attribute much of our success to the great La-Z-Boy retail system, the Phoenix sales team and the company’s wide variety of innovative and top-quality products. From the Todd Oldham by La-Z-Boy collection to the company’s world-famous recliner, this business is continually exciting,” said Ed Breunig, co-owner of three top-selling stores in Glendale, Mesa and Scottsdale, Ariz. La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores are composed of multiple galleries, each showcasing a unique category of La-Z-Boy furniture. The stores feature fully accessorized room vignettes in each gallery, including the Todd Oldham by La-Z-Boy collection, including upholstered pieces, occasional furniture and decorative accessories that blend fashion with function for living and family rooms; a Living Room Gallery with stationary sofas, loveseats and chairs in every style from traditional to contemporary; a Family Room Gallery, showcasing motion sofas and loveseats, sofa beds and reclining chairs; a Leather Gallery, presenting an impressive array of leather textures, styles and colors available from La-Z-Boy; and a Recliner Gallery that displays the full range of world-famous La-Z-Boy reclining chairs. Headquartered in Monroe, Mich., La-Z-Boy is the largest manufacturer of upholstered furniture in North America and the world’s leading producer of reclining chairs. The company manufactures a full line of products for the living room and family room, including the company’s world-famous recliners, reclining sofas and love seats, sleep sofas, modular furniture and leather upholstery, as well as stationary sofas, love seats and chairs. It is a division of La-Z-Boy Incorporated, one of the nation’s largest furniture manufacturers and marketers.

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