Rug Refresh: The Latest Trends in Floor Decor!

Rug Refresh: The Latest Trends in Floor Decor!

You spend time thinking about what to hang on your walls, so why not get creative with your floors? My favorite way to make that happen is with area rugs! This floor decor has the power to add warmth, texture, and color to every room of the home. When it comes down to it, you can never go wrong with your personal style—but you seem like the trendy type, so I thought I’d fill you in on the hottest area rug trends. I promise, they’re a lot more affordable than the hottest handbag trends. Natural materials Relaxation is in, and...

Gratitude for Employees During Global Volunteer Month

Gratitude for Employees During Global Volunteer Month

April is Global Volunteer Month and Bob’s is thrilled to celebrate our employees and the ways they’ve given back this year. Bob’s team members have volunteered with Community Outreach partners like Operation Homefront and Special Olympics enriching these longstanding relationships. Employees have rolled up their sleeves to build with Habitat for Humanity and participated in a local park clean-up. Beyond the workplace, Bob’s employees have given their time and talents to support needs in their own communities. We’re honored to celebrate our team for all they do and say, ‘Thanks for being the best part of Bobs!’ Supporting Partners In...

5 Simple Ways to Elevate Your Entryway

5 Simple Ways to Elevate Your Entryway

Oh, the entryway…Organizing it is probably last on your to-do list, but this small (but mighty) space is a key player in your daily life. In a perfect world, your entryway lets you transition in and out of your home smoothly. Unfortunately, it can feel like a tornado of boots, backpacks, and boxes, but I’ll show you how to tame it all. With a few pieces of super functional furniture and smart wall items, you can take your entryway, foyer, entrance hall—whatever you wanna call it—from messy to marvelous. See my tips below for organizing this oh-so-important space, so you...

Bob’s DEI Resource Group Celebrates Women’s History Month with the Wonderfund

Bob’s DEI Resource Group Celebrates Women’s History Month with the Wonderfund

Bob’s Discount Furniture celebrated Women’s History Month by helping to pack thousands of feminine hygiene kits for girls in need during the Wonderfund’s Period Party in March. Employees from Bob’s stores and corporate headquarters joined the Boston-area Wonderfund in a feminine hygiene drive to support the girls and women of Massachusetts Department of Children and Families. The Period Party brought together women from the greater Boston area to celebrate their service as role models, leaders and philanthropist while helping to provide basic necessities, dignity, hope and comfort to more than 10,000 girls across the commonwealth this year. As women worked...

Margaret Kennie a 2023 “Top Women to Watch in Transportation”

Margaret Kennie a 2023 “Top Women to Watch in Transportation”

MANCHESTER, Connecticut – (March 28, 2023) – Bob’s Discount Furniture, one of the fastest growing omni-channel furniture retailers in the country, is proud to announce that Redefining the Road, the official magazine of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has honored Margaret “Maggie” Kennie, Lead Driver, as a 2023 “Top Women to Watch in Transportation”. Every year, Redefining the Road recognizes female leaders in the industry who not only have had significant career accomplishments in the last year, but go the extra mile to support other women and help to improve gender diversity at their own companies and/or industry-wide. “Bob’s...

Game On! Café Collection Supports Special Olympics

Game On! Café Collection Supports Special Olympics

It’s an exciting year for Bob’s to be fundraising for Special Olympics in store Cafés nationwide!  Athletes are gearing up for summer events in communities across America, and some are competing in the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 in June. Guests can visit any Bob’s Café nationwide, have a treat on us, and contribute to this worthy organization from April 1 to June 30. What’s even better, Bob’s will match every dollar donated up to $75,000, so the more you give, the more Bob’s gives! You can also donate to the campaign online here. The Bob’s Café Collection for...

Bob’s Veterans and Active Military Present Donation to Operation Homefront

Bob’s Veterans and Active Military Present Donation to Operation Homefront

Bob’s Discount Furniture was honored to have employees with military ties present their Café Collection for a Cause donation to Operation Homefront at the furniture company’s distribution center in Taftville, CT. Through the generous donations from guests and a match from Bob’s, a check for $38,000 was presented to the military relief organization. Funds were collected in 164 Bob’s Cafés nationwide from September 1 to Dec. 31, 2022. Nine Bob’s employees with a combined 81 years of military service, lined up beneath military branch flags with a Bob’s delivery truck behind them to present the check to Joe O’Hara, Area...

Bob’s Builds with Habitat for Humanity on International Women’s Day

Bob’s Builds with Habitat for Humanity on International Women’s Day

Twelve female executives from Bob’s Discount Furniture marked International Women’s Day by participating in Women Build with Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut. The Habitat build site located in Norwich has several projects in different stages of completion. The Bob’s Team spent the day working to help complete three homes on the 10-home lot. Female executives from various departments such as human resources, marketing, loss prevention, delivery operations, planning, merchandising and communications joined skills for the day. Women Build is annual project where groups can come together to make a tangible impact on local communities. The day’s build opened with...

Supporting Diversity in Our Communities

Supporting Diversity in Our Communities

Earlier this year, Bob’s Discount Furniture, a Manchester, Connecticut-based furniture company, launched “Celebrating Our Diversity” as part of its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts. This initiative aims to recognize the many diverse backgrounds of Bob’s employees and foster an environment of learning, sharing, and growing. During February, the DEI Resource Group celebrated Black History Month with story sharing and learning opportunities. Additionally, the group collaborated to select a worthy non-profit organization to receive a donation. Bob’s Discount Furniture is honored to present a Random Act of Kindness donation of $2,500 to the Black Giving Circle Fund at the Hartford...

Bob’s Discount Furniture’s Carol Glaser Honored with 2023 Top Women in Retail award by Women in Retail Leadership Circle

Bob’s Discount Furniture’s Carol Glaser Honored with 2023 Top Women in Retail award by Women in Retail Leadership Circle

MANCHESTER, Connecticut – (February 23, 2023) – Bob’s Discount Furniture, one of the fastest growing omni-channel furniture retailers in the country, is proud to announce today that Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) has recognized Carol Glaser, Chief Merchandising Officer and Executive Vice President, as an honoree for its 2023 Top Women in Retail report. The WIRLC report features powerful female executives who have made a positive impact in the retail industry through their tenacity, vulnerability, authenticity and hard work. The 13th edition of the report focuses exclusively on C-suite leaders and company founders. These women executives are leading the...