England Opens Nine New Custom Comfort Centers
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, October 12, 2011
NEW TAZEWELL, Tenn. - Custom upholstery manufacturer England has installed nine Custom Comfort Centers in stores across the U.S.
Bescheinen Family Furniture, owned by Steve and Susie Bescheinen, has installed an England gallery in its store in Loose Creek, Mo. The 20,000-square-foot store features a 2,500-square-foot England center. The store has been in business for 65 years.
In Boise, Idaho, Commercial Home Furnishings, owned by Larry Kurpiewski, has opened a 2,500-square-foot gallery in its 48,000-square-foot store. Commercial Home Furnishings has been in business since 1953.
Blackers Complete Home Furnishings of Idaho Falls and Blackfoot, Idaho, has added 2,500 square-foot Custom Comfort Centers to both their stores. The Idaho Falls store is 40,000 square feet while the Blackfoot store is 25,000 square feet. The retailer has been in business for 35 years.
Guion's Showcase Furniture & Appliance in Emporia, Kan., has installed an England Custom Comfort Center. The 45,000-square-foot store features a 2,500-square-foot gallery. Guion's is family-owned and has been in business for 20 years.
Harry's Furniture Center, owned by Fred Masser and Donna and Dennis LaMonica, has opened a 2,500-square-foot Custom Comfort Center in its 15,000-square-foot store. Located in Leola, Pa., the retailer has been in business for more than 60 years.
Poppler's Home Furnishings of Thief River Falls, Minn., has installed a 2,500-squarefoot Custom Comfort Center in its 15,000-square-foot store. Owned by Jeff and Nancy Hendrickson, the store has been in business for more than 70 years.
In Taylorville, Ill., Jensen Home Furnishings has opened a 2,500-square-foot England gallery in its 60,000-square-foot store. The family-owned store has been in business since 1983.
Eichorn Furniture of Virginia, Minn., has also installed an England gallery. The 20,000-square-foot store features a 2,500-square-foot Custom Comfort Center. Owned by Jeff and Joni Eichorn, the store has been in business since 1975.
England, a producer of custom upholstery and leather furniture, has been in business for more than 40 years and is a subsidiary of La-Z-Boy.
|Blackers Blackfoot: Cara Cox, England; Tyler Wood, sales;
Connie Wood, buyer; Kent Shelman, sales; Dwayne Ugaki,
sales; Colleen Vosburg, England.|
|Blackers Idaho Falls: Colleen Vosburg, left, England; Mike
Rockwood, sales; Connie Wood, buyer; Collin Cook, store
manager; Debby Cawley, sales; Jason Cook, sales; Tracy
Granieany, sales; Paul Ashlstrom, sales; Cara Cox, England.|
|Harry’s: Fred Masser, left,
Dennis LaMonica and Donna
LaMonica, store owners; Les
|Eichorn: Jim Emerson, left,
England; Joni Eichorn and
Jeff Eichorn, store owners.|
|Bescheinen: Susie Bescheinen, left, store owner; Pauline
Bescheinen and Hubert Bescheinen, store founders;
Stephanie Bescheinen-Wright and Matt Bescheinen, both
with Bescheinen Family Furniture; Cara Cox and Mick
Goldberg, both with England.|
|Commercial: Colleen Vosburg, left, England; Trista Fisher,
sales; Tim Myers, sales; Lynden Johns, store CEO; Kate
Finessy, buyer; Tony Jensen, sales; Colleen Barrett, sales.|
|Poppler’s: Jim Emerson, left, England; Jeff Hendrickson and
Nancy Hendrickson, store owners; Jenny Bernier-Linder, sales;
Zack Johnson, sales/delivery; Adam Lian, sales/delivery; John