Florida-based City Furniture is continuing with its growth plan.
The retailer plans to open two locations during the coming months, including an Ashley HomeStore in North Miami this summer. Further out, it plans to open a 133,000-sq.-ft. City Furniture superstore in Altamonte Springs.
In a more immediate initiative, City Furniture said it is hiring now for 175 new positions in e-commerce, IT and analytics, and sales.
“As Florida’s businesses reopen, we’re very fortunate to be continuing the long-term growth of our showroom and online presence in Southeast, Southwest and Central Florida,” said City Furniture president Andrew Koenig, president, City Furniture, which operates 33 locations. “While the pandemic has caused tremendous pain and uncertainty for so many families and for our region’s economy, we remain confident in Florida’s future and our continued business growth.”
As it moves ahead with hiring, City Furniture said it has stringent COVID-prevention protocols in place to ensure the safety of its customers and the 2,000 employees throughout its showrooms, corporate offices, distribution centers and 140-truck delivery operations. Showrooms that closed temporarily in recent weeks have reopened. The company’s warehouse, delivery and corporate offices are at full speed and working safely in the new COVID-19 world.
City Furniture operates 20 showrooms from Miami through Vero Beach, and in southwest and central Florida, as well as 13 Ashley HomeStore showrooms as the brand’s Southeast and Southwest Florida licensee.