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Bob’s Discount Furniture Opens Newest Store in Wyomissing, PA
Rapidly expanding furniture chain celebrates fourth new Pennsylvania store in four months
MANCHESTER, Conn. – September 2, 2015 – Bob’s Discount Furniture today announced the opening of its store in Wyomissing, PA. The company will host grand opening celebrations beginning Thursday, September 3 and continuing through Monday, September 7, 2015. Adding more than a dozen new stores in the past two years, Bob’s now has 63 stores in 11 states across the East Coast and Mid-Atlantic regions. A grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony will take place Thursday, September 3 at 9:45 a.m. and will feature an appearance by Cathy Poulin, spokesperson and public relations director at Bob’s Discount Furniture. Guests will have the opportunity to meet Philadelphia Eagles alumni players Fred Barnett and Sean Landeta, and enter for a chance to win a pair of Philadelphia Eagles 2015 season tickets. Additional activities, including face painting and balloon clowns, will take place throughout the long weekend.
"The new Wyomissing location marks our sixth store opening in just four months," said Bob Kaufman, president emeritus and co-founder of Bob’s Discount Furniture. "As we continue to rapidly expand, we still maintain our core values – providing quality furniture at unbeatable values and giving back to the local community."
Leading up to the September 3 grand opening, Bob’s Outreach members presented Random Acts of Kindness checks totaling $10,000 to seven local charitable organizations and schools, including Millmont Elementary School and the Olivet Boys & Girls Club. Bob’s will also present a check to the Restoring Hope Foundation during the grand opening to help support a local family in need.
"It is important for us to create a strong charitable footprint as we expand into new markets," said Cathy Poulin, public relations director of Bob’s Discount Furniture. "We are thrilled to support local children’s charities and schools in the Wyomissing community and look forward to partnering with local organizations."
The new store is located in Broadcasting Square Shopping Center at 2753 Papermill Road in Reading. The 19,653-square-foot store will be open Monday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. and Sundays from 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
About Bob’s Discount Furniture
Bob’s Discount Furniture provides a wide variety of quality furnishings – including living room furniture, bedroom furniture, dining room furniture, office furniture and home accents – at everyday low prices. The stores also offer a unique and enjoyable shopping experience featuring cafes in each store with free gourmet coffee, ice cream, cookies and candy. Since 1991, Bob’s has built strong customer loyalty by offering the highest-value home furnishings at the lowest possible prices. With 76 furniture stores located throughout New England, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Illinois, and Indiana, the Manchester, Conn.-based company has become the 15th-largest U.S. furniture chain and proudly holds an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Bob’s is committed to supporting communities where its stores are located through a variety of charitable giving efforts. Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation has anchored the company’s philanthropic work for more than 15 years. In addition, the Bob’s Outreach program was created as a separate entity to help schools and children-related charities. The company donates more than $2.5 million to charities through these programs each year. For more information on Bob’s charitable programs, visit http://www.bobscares.org/, and follow us on Twitter @MyBobs and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MyBobs.