La-Z-Boy Inc.    



1284 N Telegraph Rd.

Monroe, MI 48162-5138

United States

(734) 242-1444

(734) 457-2005

Company description

La-Z-Boy Incorporated was founded by Edward M. Knabusch and Edwin J. Shoemaker as Floral City Furniture in 1927 and introduced its first recliner in 1928. The company incorporated in 1941 in Michigan. In 1996, the company name was changed to La-Z-Boy Incorporated. The company is the largest reclining-chair manufacturer in the world and North America's largest manufacturer of upholstered furniture. It also manufactures and imports wood casegoods furniture for resale in North America. The company's three business segments are: Upholstery Group, which manufactures and sells upholstered furniture, including recliners and motion furniture, sofas, loveseats, chairs, ottomans and sleeper sofas; Casegoods Group, which sells manufactured or imported wood furniture to furniture retailers, including tables, chairs, entertainment centers, headboards, dressers, accent pieces and some coordinated upholstered furniture; and the Retail Group, which includes 70 company-owned La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores in nine U.S. markets. Headquartered in Monroe, Michigan, La-Z-Boy owns or leases approximately 13.5 million square feet of manufacturing, warehousing, office, showroom and retail facilities. The company had approximately 1.4 million square feet of idle facilities and about 1 million square feet of discontinued operations facilities at the end of fiscal 2007. Core brands include La-Z-Boy, American Drew, Hammary, Kincaid, and Lea.

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News and information about La-Z-Boy Inc.

Finding a New Orbit Commercial Actress Makes a New Home for Her Family in Spokane
The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA); February 18, 2018; 700+ words
...continues to do commercial work. In fact, she has several ads - a commercial for Sketchers and print campaigns for Hyundai and La-Z-Boy - running right now.But, at 35, she has different priorities than she did when she first arrived in LA from Las Vegas...
Gov. Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce England, Inc. to Expand in New Tazewell
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 17, 2018; 700+ words
...England, Inc., an independent division of La-Z-Boy Incorporated, is a high-quality furniture...Darrow, chairman, president and CEO of La-Z-Boy Incorporated, said, "We have a long...for more than 50 years, and our largest La-Z-Boy branded facility operating in the ...
Tennessee Street in Redlands Reopens More Than 12 Hours after Fuel Tanker Overturns
Redlands Daily Facts; February 15, 2018; 385 words
...when it hit the silver Acura parked on the west side of the street, sending the car toward the sidewalk in front of the the La-Z-Boy West facility.The tanker rolled, taking out a portion of the facility’s wrought-iron fence, and landed upside down...
Tanker Overturns in Redlands, Hits Parked Sedan – Which Then Shears a Hydrant
Redlands Daily Facts; February 14, 2018; 360 words
...describe it,” she said. “You could hear the metal.”The tanker came to land near the employee parking lot of the La-Z-Boy West facility. The incident drew the attention of employees, who flocked out to the street to get a glimpse of the commotion...
Sand, Spice, and Everything Nice
Manila Bulletin; February 9, 2018; 700+ words
...class. I'd Netflix on that thing if it were possible and with a 10-speaker system, all that'd missing is popcorn and a La-Z-Boy. Combining rich black and brown leather creates a comfortable yet sophisticated ambiance and though it doesn't have contrasting...
Art Van Furniture to Hold Grand Openings at 5 Former Rothman Locations
St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO); February 8, 2018; 378 words
...Furniture, based in Warren, Mich., will have about 275 area employees about 70 percent of the staff Steinback had with Rothman. The chain offers brands such as La-Z-Boy, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines, Cindy Crawford Home and Nigel Barker.
OBITUARIES: Robert Nickerson Dunham
The American Organist; February 1, 2018; 553 words
...serve in the U.S. Army. Following that, he went into the furniture business in Wellsboro, Pa., eventually opening a La-Z-Boy gallery. When the business was running smoothly, Dunham returned to Westminster and completed his bachelor's degree in organ...
OPIN Michael Reagan
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle (Cheyenne, WY); January 29, 2018; 700+ words
...important problems and get things done.Oh, sorry.That must have been that pipe dream I had last weekend when I dozed off in my La-Z-Boy watching the Times Square ball fall on TV.The New Year isn't even a week old and already I can't wait till the start of...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 337121 - Upholstered Household Furniture Manufacturing

337211 - Wood Office Furniture Manufacturing


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 2512 - Wood Household Furniture, Upholstered industry report

2521 - Wood Office Furniture industry report