WARREN, Mich., March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Already established as an integral part of the Chicagoland community, Art Van Furniture is expanding its presence by opening the doors of its 10th Illinois location at 1500 S. Randall Road in Algonquin, Ill. As the number one furniture and mattress retailer in the Midwest, Art Van Furniture will celebrate with an open house and ribbon cutting party beginning at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 9. The family-friendly event will feature remarks by Art Van Furniture Founder Art Van Elslander and CEO Kim Yost.
"It is a pleasure to bring Art Van Furniture's incredible selection of quality home furnishings to families in the Algonquin community," said Yost. "We are thrilled at the opportunity to continue to grow our reputation for stylish and affordable home pieces while adding jobs and enhancing our footprint across the vibrant Chicagoland area. We look forward to playing an active role in the community and help guests create the home of their dreams."
The grand opening festivities featuring free fun for the whole family, including live music, entertainment and refreshments will be open to the public both Saturday, April 9, and Sunday, April 10.
Art Van Furniture hired 45 local job seekers in a variety of full and part-time sales associate positions and hourly positions. The new 48,000-square-foot Algonquin store is located in the former Gordmans Discount store on the west side of the street in the Algonquin Commons shopping center.
Currently Art Van Furniture has 9 other locations in Chicagoland, including Batavia, Burbank, Logan Square, Downers Grove, Glendale Heights, Naperville, Orland Park, Woodridge, Merrillville, Portage with another store slated to open in Schaumburg this September.
For more information on Art Van Furniture, please visit www.artvan.com.
About Art Van Furniture
Art Van Furniture is the Midwest's largest furniture retailer and America's largest independent furniture retailer. The company operates 100 stores throughout Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana, including freestanding Art Van PureSleep mattress stores, Art Van Flooring stores, and Art Van Furniture franchise locations as well as a full service e-commerce website. Founded in 1959, the company is family-owned and headquartered in Warren, Michigan. Visit artvan.com for more information.
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