SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Raymour & Flanigan, the largest furniture and mattress retailer in the Northeast, is honored to be recognized as a Great Place to Work®. Raymour & Flanigan was founded in 1947 with a single store in Syracuse, NY. The company has grown to 125 stores by maintaining an unwavering commitment to its associates and customers. In 2018, the company will have opened over 12 new locations around the Northeast.
"At Raymour & Flanigan, we believe our greatest asset is our people. We are a 65 year young company that was founded on the values we hold true today. Our vision of 'Enhancing our customers' shopping experiences guides actions and decisions of over 6,000 associates," shared Holly Heinze-Coolican, Director of People Development.
Raymour & Flanigan has been successful because of a simple formula - take great care of our people and they will take great care of our customers – a message that is represented as the company's mission statement. "We are team-oriented, credible, and strive to be the best," said Heinze-Coolican. As an organization, Raymour & Flanigan is passionate about giving its associates opportunities for career growth and supporting their aspirations to excel as professionals. Several of the company's core principles, such as sustainability and community giving, are based on feedback from the company's associates.
"According to our study, 96 percent of Raymour & Flanigan employees who join the company are made to feel welcome," states Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Vice President of Great Place to Work Certification & List Production. Raymour & Flanigan earned this credential based on extensive ratings completed by over 2,000 employees in a companywide, anonymous surveys. For a summary of these ratings, please click here.
About Raymour & Flanigan
Established in Syracuse, N.Y. in 1947, the family-owned and operated furniture and mattress retailer has over 120 locations throughout the Northeast. Raymour & Flanigan has built its identity not only by offering quality furnishings and fast delivery, but also by embracing its social responsibility through community giving and extensive in-house recycling. The company hosts over 500 charitable events and recycles more than 17 million pounds of materials per year. For more information, visit www.raymourflanigan.com or like us on Facebook.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists. Learn more at www.greatplacetowork.com.
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