WARREN, Mich., Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Art Van Furniture is expanding its Chicagoland footprint with its eleventh location in Glendale Heights, Illinois. The Midwest's No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer is completing renovations at its newest store, located at 125 E. Army Trail Road in the previously vacant Sports Authority. The occasion will be marked with an open house starting at 5:30 p.m. and a ribbon cutting ceremony at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2.
"We are very eager for Glendale Heights families to experience Art Van Furniture's spectacular selection of affordable home furnishings and our special brand of customer service," said Kim Yost, CEO of Art Van Furniture. "We plan to play an active role in the community as we enhance people's lives as well as their homes."
Over 50 full and part-time jobs are being created at the new 42,459 square footage store that will include the retailer's popular Art Van PureSleep and Urban departments. The front elevation of the store has been completely transformed and the interior gutted and redesigned.
The public is invited to attend the March 2 open house and ribbon cutting ceremony, hosted by Eric and Kathy of 101.9 The Mix. Art Van Furniture CEO Kim Yost, Chamber of Commerce President Keith Knautz, and other local dignitaries will be on hand. The festivities will continue on Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6 when families are invited to shop while enjoying complimentary refreshments, clowns and live entertainment.
Art Van Furniture's 10 other Chicagoland locations include Batavia, Bedford Park, Chicago (Logan Square), Downers Grove, Naperville, Orland Park, Rockford and Woodridge (Bolingbrook) in Illinois and Merrillville and Portage, Indiana. For more information, visit 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.
SOURCE Art Van Furniture