Bob's Discount Furniture

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Headquarters Manchester, CT
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Crate & Barrel, IKEA

Bob's Discount Furniture operates about 40 furniture stores (some featuring mini-golf courses and complimentary refreshments) throughout New England, New Jersey, and New York. Bob's also offers several in-store "outlets" where customers can buy discounted furniture that has been discontinued, returned, or slightly damaged. Following a 1976 motorcycle accident, company founder and president Bob Kaufman (who's something of a celebrity in the Northeast, thanks to his quirky television commercials) spent months recuperating in a waterbed. Fully recovered and inspired by his... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   36 ratings

3.4

71% Approve of the CEO   24 ratings

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Ted English

CEO

Retail Rocketship

  Current Sales Associate in Wilmington, DE

Pros: Lots of opportunity to advance, Bob's has thorough training and paths for success. Many are surprised to learn that the company has been in business over 23 years and has never had a sale. Prices are very low because they work on volume with minimal… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Wilmington, DE Jan 2014 Reviewed 3 days ago New

Interview Details – I was contacted within two weeks of submitting my resume and met with two of the store managers as well as the VP of Sales who was visiting the new store. They asked me to describe my retail experience, what I liked and disliked about my current job. I was asked how do I keep a positive attitude at…Full Interview

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