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Bob's Discount Furniture Overview

Manchester, CT
1001 to 5000 employees
1991
Company - Private
Retail
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Bob's Discount Furniture is an everyday value furniture and bedding retailer with over 80 showrooms in 15 states in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and now growing in the Mid-West! The company was founded in 1991 on the principal of providing unsurpassed values ... Read more

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Bob's Discount Furniture – Why Work For Us?



At Bob’s Discount Furniture, we have fun, we love what we do and it shows in our expansive growth! Bob’s truly values the contributions of every associate and offers great opportunities for career growth, training, competitive compensation, outstanding benefits in a professional, fun and fast paced work environment. 

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Honesty and integrity are the hallmarks of the "Bob's Way" of doing business - a philosophy that applies to customer, co-worker, vendor and community relations. With over 65 stores and growing, our continued success has created exciting opportunities for our employees to enjoy truly rewarding careers!




Headquartered in Manchester, CT with distribution centers in Taftville, CT, Aberdeen, MD and Shorewood, IL. Bob's completes over 18,000 deliveries per week, with over 4.2 million pieces delivered per year out of 15 delivery hubs.





All of our stores feature a complimentary cafe with gourmet coffee, ice cream, fresh baked cookies and candy.




 

 


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 Welcome to Bob’s! Would you like to have a rewarding career?


Are you considering a career with Bob's Discount Furniture?  Visit one of our showrooms and talk to our people. Come and see the untouchable values and enjoy some complimentary snacks at our cafe!  Find out for yourself why so many people are talking about careers at Bob's!

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"The difference is at Bob's, everything is accessible, it's very transparent.  Most people find it refreshing, especially when they see the every day low prices."

Mark Hearn, Sales Associate




 

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"I came to Bob's twenty years ago looking for a warehouse position and now I'm a Zone Vice President.  If you are looking for opportunity, this is the place to come, this is the place to be"

Kevin Parker, Zone VP Store Operations




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Take a look at some of our Showroom Team Members in action!

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Retail Office - Customer Service Associates

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At Bob’s Home Office in Manchester, CT there are career opportunities in multiple departments; to include Advertising and Production, Digital Marketing, Merchandising, Human Resources, Information Technology, Real Estate, Accounting/Finance, Procurement, and more. We are also always looking for talented leaders to assist us in our expansive growth!  Check out the testimonials below from some of our Home Office associates.


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"It's making it Bob's and making it our own so we can ultimatley bring the value, the quality to the customer.  It's just really fun to get out there and see the buzz about Bob's" 

Kaily Connor
Assistant Buyer


 


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"Bob's has built a tremendous brand presence... We are able to use fun videos on social media messaging and emails and anything that helps us move the brand to a new audience and a new generation of digital marketing" 

Christian Ambrosio, Director of Digital Marketing


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"Here in the back of our Manchester, CT store, is this elaborate production facility with a small army of creative people, generating these commercials that grab people by the eyeballs... The commercials are fun to watch because we have fun creating them!"


Michael Bannon - Director of Advertising and Production 



"A little Bob's goes a long way..."  Little Bob, Clay Animation Spokesperson




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Distribution Center Careers

Headquartered in Manchester, CT with distribution centers in Taftville, CT, Perryman, MD, Shorewood, IL and Carteret, NJ. Bob's completes over 23,000 deliveries per week and over 4.3 million pieces delivered per year out of 22 delivery hubs. All of our stores feature a complimentary cafe with gourmet coffee, ice cream, fresh baked cookies and candy.  We are committed to supporting communities where our stores are located through Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation and Bob’s Outreach program.

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On average, 93% of our merchandise is IN STOCK and ready for delivery.

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Assemblers

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Quality Control -Repair Technicians 

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Equipment Operators

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Bob's Community Outreach

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"A big highlight for myself is having an employee come up to me at a grand opening and say 'One reason I joined Bob's was because I love that you give back to the community and I want to give back too' "

Cathy Poulin, Public Relations Manager



Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundationanchors the charitable work of the entire Bob’s organization. The Foundation and Bob's Outreachprogram, along with Bob Kaufman, Cathy Poulin and other employees, support hundreds of nonprofit organizations with sponsorships and contributions that annually exceed $2 million.

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Bob's Café Collections for a Cause

In the Café of each store, a larger than life statue of Bob proudly collects thousands of dollars every month. The collections are driven by our loyal and generous customers who choose to give back to their community, while enjoying free goodies in our Café. Each quarter we select a worthy non-profit to be the recipient of all monies donated by YOU in every Bob's Café chain wide! Bob's matches 100% of your Café Collection donations and gives that directly to the non-profit. So...the more you give, the more we give! It's a win-win! 

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Bob’s Outreach is on a mission to help as many schools and non-profits in our community as possible!

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Our Outreach Team and Van are out and about making our cities and towns a better place with each and every stop!

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From surprising schools with huge checks to rolling up our sleeves at soup kitchens, we are dedicated to helping worthy causes.


For more than 15 years Bob’s has partnered with the American Red Cross in New England to promote blood drives. Supported charities include the Special Olympics, Autism Speaks, Save the Children, Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, The Jimmy Fund, Camp Rising Sun, Family & Children’s Aid, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, March of Dimes, National Conference for Community Justice, The Johan Santana Foundation, The Andrus Children Center, The Pajama Program, Reach out and Read and others.

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Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness gives additional aid to schools and programs for children. At least
one Random Act of Kindness is fulfilled, each month. Giving varies, depending
on need. Requests are driven by the community..




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    I have been working at Bob's Discount Furniture full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, good pay, not a typical retail job as far as hours are concerned, people all around are great to work with, training is unbelievable.

    Cons

    Not as much growth opportunity as they say & although the company leadership programs say they're different because we see our employees as people & not a profit, a few people are trying to make that go away.

    Advice to Management

    Don't lose sight of the company core values. It would be ashamed if that was lost...

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Bob's Discount Furniture Photos

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Bob's Discount Furniture photo of: Great teamwork and leadership!
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Bob's Discount Furniture Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Bob's Discount Furniture (Chicago, IL) in June 2017.

    Interview

    Easy, simple questions. More like a conversation. I met with 2 people, interviewed over the phone with 2 more people, then a phone interview with the regional manager.

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Bob's Discount Furniture Awards & Accolades

  • Inovators - 5 Champions of Change(Ted English CEO), Furniture Today, 2014

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