La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries® Store in Kitchener Reopens with Udpated Design


MONROE, Mich. (September 15, 2011) - La-Z-Boy, one of the world's leading residential furniture producers, has announced the reopening of a La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries® store in Kitchener, Ontario, located at 4300 King Street East. The store was renovated to feature a more design-focused format, which will help customers in every step of their furniture shopping experience.

The newly-remodeled 18,263 square-foot store features a wide selection of great-looking, customizable La-Z-Boy® furniture, as well as correlating cocktail tables and decorative accent pieces, including lamps, area rugs, wall art and accessories. The professionally-staffed design center and free interior design service will help customers bring everything together.

"La-Z-Boy furniture is known for its comfort and quality, and we're proud to bring its wide selection and stellar reputation to Kitchener residents," said Heather Hogeboom, store owner. "At our store, customers will find an easy, enjoyable shopping experience and as much help as they need to get the perfect furniture for their homes."

La-Z-Boy recently honored Paul and Heather Hogeboom, owners and operators of eight La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries® stores in Ontario, as the company's Retail Partners of the Year in 2011. The award recognizes the Hogebooms as partners in the La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries retail system who continuously demonstrate commitment to the La-Z-Boy brand, retail network and customers. This honor was given to the Hogebooms for their 12 years of leadership, tireless dedication and ongoing support of the La-Z-Boy retail program.

Furniture Options

In addition to the company's world-famous recliners, the La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores carry a full range of affordable furniture including sofas, sectionals and loveseats, as well as decorative accents. La-Z-Boy offers hundreds of fabric and leather choices for custom made furniture, as well as many pre-selected pairings for quicker delivery.

This La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Kitchener's showroom is built around the La-Z-Boy Design Center, which is staffed by design consultants and was created to provide customers with inspiration, answers and helpful assistance. Included in the design area is the interactive La-Z-Boy Screen Test® video catalog system, which allows customers to design their own furniture by rendering any La-Z-Boy product in their choice of hundreds of fabric and leather covers. La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries also offer complimentary professional in-home design assistance to help every customer create a beautiful and comfortable room.

"The La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores offer exceptional service and professionals that go above and beyond to make furniture shopping a truly comfortable and differentiated experience," said Jim Reilly, vice president of residential sales for La-Z-Boy.

The La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries store network numbers 304 locations.

Paul and Heather Hogeboom are currently the owners and operators of eight La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores in Ontario:

  • 530 Progress Avenue, Scarborough - 416-296-9111
  • 255 Bass Pro Mills Drive, Concord - 905-660-0677
  • 3083 Highway #7 East, Markham - 905-479-0199
  • 1611 The Queensway, Etobicoke - 416-253-0555
  • 1220 Brant Street, Burlington - 905-331-7600
  • 2657 Dundas Street West, Mississauga - 905-569-0046
  • 760 Wharncliffe Road South, London - 519-686-1441
  • 4300 King Street East, Kitchener - 519-650-4300

About La-Z-Boy

Headquartered in Monroe, Mich., La-Z-Boy has been producing some of the world’s most comfortable furniture for over 85 years. The company manufactures a full line of comfortable products for the living room and family room, including the company’s world-famous recliners, reclining sofas and love seats, sleep sofas, modular furniture and leather upholstery, as well as stationary sofas, love seats and chairs. It is a division of La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB), one of the world’s leading residential furniture producers, marketing furniture for every room of the home. "Live Life Comfortably.®"