MANCHESTER, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 8, 2023–
Bob’s Discount Furniture, one of the fastest growing omnichannel furniture retailers in the country, recently received Furniture Today’s prestigious “Furniture Industry Leadership” award for the company’s value proposition, performance, and commitment to investing in the community.
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President and CEO of Bob’s Discount Furniture Bill Barton accepts the award from Furniture Today’s editor-in-chief Bill McLoughlin (Photo: Business Wire)
The award was handed out at a gala dinner during the Furniture Today 2023 Leadership Conference held at the Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort in Aventura, Florida, November 28-30, 2023. The leadership conference was created to empower furniture retailers, manufacturers, suppliers, and service providers with knowledge, networking opportunities, and the chance to explore new horizons in the industry.
Each year Furniture Today recognizes two retailers at the event — one Top 100 and one smaller independent — with a Furniture Industry Leadership Award. The selection is based on a number of criteria including growth, impact within the relevant segment and how that retailer is performing relative to their peer set.
“In a year that saw many furniture retailers facing revenue declines, Bob’s Discount Furniture grew its sales 5.5% to $2.125 billion in 2022 according to Furniture Today’s estimates, moving up two spots to No. 8 on the 2023 list of Top 100 U.S. Furniture Stores,” said Powell Slaughter, contributing editor at Furniture Today. “From its New England roots, Bob’s Discount has extended its geographical footprint into the mid-Atlantic, Midwest and far West, with a current presence in 24 states.”
“We are honored to receive this prestigious award from Furniture Today. I also want to acknowledge and thank Bob’s team of talented and passionate professionals who work hard every day to help our customers turn the places they