The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) is proud to announce CITY Furniture (CITY) in Tamarac, FL, headed by Andrew Koenig, as its 2022 Retailer of the Year in the category of retail stores with more than 50 employees.
“The Retailer of the Year Awards were unbelievably competitive this year as we had more nominees than in recent memory. The numbers reflect just how much incredible work is being done by retailers even in the face of COVID-related challenges. Those receiving a 2022 award stood out in this deep pool of talent for their exemplary level of agility, innovation, and excellence. Their stories are inspiring,” says Mark Schumacher, HFA CEO.
Retailers of the Year, criteria include:
• Value to customers
• Recruitment and development of staff
• Social Responsibility
• Company Culture
An in-store celebration happened on April 11, 2022, where Mark Schumacher, CEO of the Home Furnishings Association, presented the prestigious award in person allowing the entire CITY team, community and local media to join in the celebration.
“This honor is well-deserved. CITY is recognized as a powerhouse in the home furnishings industry,” said HFA CEO Mark Schumacher. "From the incredible foundation that Keith Koenig created to the innovating approach his son Andrew Koenig is leading, CITY is cementing its legacy as the top in company culture, customer experience, and retail excellence."
“We are so excited that the CITY team won this prestigious Retailer of the Year Award,” said CITY’s CEO Andrew Koenig. “We’d like to thank the HFA, its members, and all the judges for their consideration and appreciate their vote of confidence in our CITY Family. I’m beyond proud of the work the team does and am so happy to see them honored with this recognition. Thank you!”
The home furnishings industry nominated HFA members based on their exceptional examples of philanthropy, technology, customer experience, mentoring, sustainability, and store culture. A panel of judges comprised of the HFA’s Board of Directors, HFA members, Past ROTY Winners, manufacturers, service providers/suppliers, and industry media voted on the nominations.
CITY Furniture, a South-Florida based, family-owned American furniture and mattress retailer and fine upholstery manufacturer and one of America’s Top 100 furniture retailers, operates over twenty-one showrooms from Miami through Vero Beach, and in Southwest and Central Florida, as well as fourteen Ashley Home Store showrooms as the brand’s Southeast and Southwest Florida licensee. For more information, please visit: www.cityfurniture.com.