MANCHESTER, Connecticut – (February 9, 2023) – Bob’s Discount Furniture, one of the fastest growing omni-channel furniture retailers in the country, is proud to announce today that Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group have recognized Bob’s Discount Furniture as one of ‘America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity.’ This award recognizes Bob’s impact and commitment to fostering and celebrating a diverse and inclusive workforce.
For this award, Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group conducted a large-scale employer study based on over 350,000 company reviews.
“We are so proud to be a company that serves a diverse range of communities and also hires, develops and promotes people from all backgrounds,” says Pat Davies, Chief Human Resources Officer at Bob’s Discount Furniture. “Our team is committed to creating and maintaining a culture where employees feel valued, customers want to shop and where are community partners feel supported.”
“With the word “diversity” attracting so much attention from companies it can be tough for job applicants, customers, and potential business partners to tell who is serious about supporting a diverse workforce,” said Nancy Cooper, Global Editor in Chief at Newsweek. “We’re proud to share this list to help our readers determine which companies are truly committed to diversity.”
To read the entire list of employers recognized, click here: https://www.newsweek.com/rankings/americas-greatest-workplaces-2023-diversity.
Through Bob’s Outreach program, the company embraces diversity and strives to create more equitable and inclusive communities, giving everyone the same access to opportunities. Bob’s Discount Furniture has pledged to make Bob’s more inclusive for everyone – their customers, associates, and the communities they serve.
About Bob’s Discount Furniture
Founded in 1991, Bob’s Discount Furniture is one of the fastest growing furniture retailers in the country. Keeping true to its founding principle that everyone deserves quality furniture, Bob’s provides unsurpassed value with honesty and integrity. Through all the work that happens behind the scenes, Bob’s engineers this value, offering its discount on a wide variety of stylish, quality furnishings, mattresses, and home accents.
With 164 furniture stores across 24 states, the Manchester, Connecticut-based company has become the 10th-largest U.S. furniture chain. The company also offers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, featuring cafes in each store with complimentary gourmet coffee, ice cream, cookies, and candy.
Bob’s is committed to supporting local communities through a variety of charitable giving efforts. Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation has anchored the company’s philanthropic work for more than 20 years. Additionally, the Bob’s Outreach program was created as a separate entity to help schools and children-related charities. In total, Bob’s and its Foundation donate more than $2.75 million to charities through these programs each year. For more information on Bob’s charitable programs, visit Bob’s Cares, and follow Bob’s on Twitter @MyBobs, on Facebook, and Instagram.