Darvin Furniture named retailer of the year by Illinois Retail Merchants Association

Monday, October 3, 2016
Steve Darvin and Marty Darvin, co-owners Darvin Furniture in Orland Park, IL.
Pictured are (from left) Steve Darvin and Marty Darvin, co-owners Darvin Furniture in Orland Park, IL.
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ORLAND PARK, IL (NEWS RELEASE) -- Darvin Furniture, Chicagoland's largest furniture and mattress store, has been recognized as the 2016 Retailer of the Year by the Illinois Retail Merchants Association (IRMA). The family-owned business, located at 15400 LaGrange Road, Orland Park, IL, is one of the Top 100 furniture retailers in the country.

For 38 years the Retailer of the Year Award has been bestowed upon many of Illinois' most important retailers and some of the state's most innovative businesses. The award recognizes an Illinois retailer for their success in sales, as well as their commitment to giving back to their community and employees.

"It's an honor and privilege to recognize Darvin Furniture as the 2016 Illinois Retailer of the Year," said Rob Karr, president and CEO of IRMA. "Darvin Furniture is second to none when it comes to customer service, merchandise quality and selection, and the welcoming environment they've created for customers and employees alike."

The award comes as Darvin Furniture is celebrating its 96th Anniversary. "We are honored to be recognized for such a prestigious award from a respected group such as the Illinois Retail Merchants Association," said Darvin Furniture Co-Owner Marty Darvin. "We run our business with a commitment to our employees and our customers, which is something our father, David Darvin, long-instilled in us."

With more than 200,000 square feet of showroom space, Darvin Furniture features the leading brands' latest home furnishings at the guaranteed lowest prices in Chicagoland. "We are constantly working to make the Darvin shopping experience the best it can be," said Steve Darvin, Darvin Furniture co-owner. "We take great pride in offering the area's most complete collection of quality furniture and mattresses at the most competitive prices.

"We employ a professional staff of nearly 300 associates. We pride ourselves on fostering an environment that is fair, transparent and provides many opportunities for longevity and growth," said Marty Darvin. "This award recognizes our employees' commitment and hard work."

About Darvin Furniture

Family owned since 1920, Darvin Furniture is an industry leader and Chicagoland's largest furniture and mattress store. One of the top 100 furniture retailers in the country, the Darvin Furniture Showroom is located on 11 acres in Orland Park, Illinois. The showroom features more than 200,000 sq.ft. of furniture on display. Additional information is available at Darvin.com. Stay up to date on the latest news as a member of the Darvin social community by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, GooglePlus, Pinterest, and YouTube