Mattress Firm Holding Corp., the retailer of mattresses and bedding accessories, opened its 1,500th and largest store at Sonora Village in Scottsdale, AZ on Aug. 22. The almost 24,000-square-foot store brings Mattress Firm’s store count to 85 in Arizona and underscores the retailer’s current high growth trajectory.
“We are thrilled to open this expansive space in Phoenix,” said Steve Stagner, president and CEO of Mattress Firm, Inc. “The size of this retail location is a strategic opportunity in the market and supports our mission to provide customers with an unprecedented amount of bedding options at varying price points all under one roof.”
The grand opening event kicked off with a variety of activities. The first 50 participants to arrive battled in the 9:45 a.m. “Pillow Fight,” an 80-second “sweep” through the store for a prize package of luxury sheets, pillows and bedding accessories. Additionally, Mattress Firm hosted a raffle to win luxury mattresses and massage chairs, a suite for 18 at an Arizona Diamondbacks game, as well as an autograph signing session with Luis Gonzalez, former Diamondbacks player, free food and beverages, a bounce house, bungee run, arcade games, and much more. Prizes given away for the day totaled more than $20,000.
The store officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony and donation to a Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Mattress Firm is a strong corporate advocate for pancreatic cancer awareness and partnered with TGen, a non-profit organization dedicated to conducting groundbreaking genomic research to accelerate breakthroughs in healthcare, to kick off fall awareness activities at the Sonora Village store opening. Throughout the grand opening weekend, Mattress Firm donatef eight percent of all purchases to TGen. To continue their support, Mattress Firm is the presenting sponsor for TGen Foundation’s ninth annual stepNout Run/Walk/Dash on Nov. 2.
The store sells extended assortments from vendors such as Sealy Posturepedic, Tempur-Pedic, Serta, iComfort by Serta, Simmons Beautyrest, Simmons Black, Aireloom, Stearns & Foster and Hampton & Rhodes.
Phoenix District Manager, David Hickey, overseed the operations at the new store location, supported by co-store managers Julius Orieukwu and Jose Hurley. David Hickey also oversees Mattress Firm and BedMart store locations nearby, which will remain open.
The new Sonora Village Mattress Firm is located at 15745 N. Hayden, Ste. 121, Scottsdale, AZ 85260.
About Mattress Firm:
With more than 1,500 company-operated and franchised stores across 36 states, Mattress Firm (NASDAQ:MFRM) has the largest geographic footprint in the United States among multi-brand mattress retailers. Founded in 1986, Houston-based Mattress Firm is the nation’s leading bedding retailer with more than $1.2 billion in sales for 2013. The company offers a broad selection of both traditional and specialty mattresses, bedding accessories and other related products from leading manufacturers, including Sealy, Tempur-Pedic, Serta, Simmons, Stearns & Foster, Hampton & Rhodes and Atmos. Mattress Firm guarantees price, comfort and service with the ultimate goal of ensuring customers Save Money. Sleep Happy™. More information is available at mattressfirm.com
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