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La-Z-Boy Honors Top Performing Galleries

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La-Z-Boy, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of upholstered furniture, recently honored its top-performing La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries® stores at an award ceremony held during the International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, N.C. The awards honored the top-performing free-standing proprietary stores based on 2005 shipments. “The La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries system continues to be one of the fastest growing retail networks in the furniture industry with 50 new stores opening across the United States and Canada in the 2006 fiscal year,” said Steve Matlock, senior vice president of sales and marketing for La-Z-Boy. “These top-performing stores are crucial to our distribution and overall success, so it’s only natural that we recognize and thank 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 two small and mid-size market Furniture Galleries stores, the top three Canadian Furniture Galleries stores and the top-performing new Furniture Galleries store. Top 10 Performing Furniture Galleries Stores: - Glendale, Ariz., owned and operated by Ed Breunig - Mesa, Ariz., owned and operated by Ed Breunig - Annapolis, Md., operated by Roy Couch - Columbia, Md., operated by Roy Couch - Waldorf, Md., operated by Roy Couch - Roseville, Calif., owned and operated by Jim and Liz Reego - Reno, Nev., owned and operated by Don and Becky Gruner - Chandler, Ariz., owned and operated by Ed Breunig - Scottsdale, Ariz., owned and operated by Ed Breunig - Rockville, Md., operated by Roy Couch Top-Performing Mid-Sized Market (250,000 to 1,000,000) Furniture Galleries Stores - Reno, Nev., owned and operated by Don and Becky Gruner - Fort Myers, Fla., owned and operated by Warren Jalving Top-Performing Small Market (Under 250,000) Furniture Galleries Stores - Bend, Ore., owned and operated by Allen Pfiefer - Springfield, Ill., owned and operated by Sande Hilst Top-Performing Canadian Furniture Galleries Stores - Alberta, owned and operated by Cam Davidson - Edmonton, Alberta, owned and operated by Mohammed Moussa - Calgary, Alberta, owned and operated by Cam Davidson Top-Performing New Furniture Galleries Store - Seattle, Wash., owned and operated by Andy and Barb Spotts. “It’s a tremendous honor to be recognized as a top La-Z-Boy dealer. Year after year, the great La-Z-Boy retail system, our Phoenix sales team and the company’s wide variety of innovative and top-quality products contribute to our success,” said Ed Breunig, co-owner of four top-selling stores in Chandler, 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 Inspired Living collection, 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 La-Z-Boy reclining chairs. About La-Z-Boy: Headquartered in Monroe, Mich., La-Z-Boy is North America’s largest manufacturer of upholstered furniture 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 (NYSE, PCX: LZB), one of the nation’s largest furniture manufacturers and marketers.

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