Feb 28, 2008 Eagle Newspapers Uncategorized
Bed Bath and Beyond is pleased to announce the opening of its new 19,000 square foot store in Camillus. The store is located in Fairmount Fair Shopping Plaza at 3597 West Genesee Street, and is open Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Camillus store is the 56th store in the state of New York. Bed Bath and Beyond is also located in Auburn, Dewitt and Clay.
“At Bed Bath and Beyond we are committed to providing exceptional customer service, a broad and deep assortment and great value to our customers. We look forward to continuing these traditions in Camillus,” stated Steven Temares, Chief Executive Officer of Bed Bath and Beyond.
The stores line of merchandise includes bed linens, bath accessories, window treatments, kitchen linens, as well as cookware, dinnerware, glassware, lifestyle accessories, closet and storage items and juvenile items. The company places great emphasis on customer service and satisfaction, with special attention to making the shopping experience as pleasant and convenient as possible. Each department is like a store within a store and is staffed with knowledgeable sales associates. They also offer a nationwide computerized Bridal & Gift Registry available in all stores.
Bed Bath and Beyond also has a web site, bedbathandbeyond.com.
The chain was founded in 1971 by Leonard Feinstein and Warren Eisenberg, the Company’s Co-Chairmen. Early in its existence, stores sold primarily bed linens and bath accessories. In 1985, they introduced the current store’s superstore format with the opening of its first store carrying a full line of domestic and home furnishing merchandise. All stores opened since 1985 use the superstore format and generally range from 23,000 to 50,000 square feet; several stores exceed 80,000 square feet.
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. and subsidiaries is a chain of retail stores, operating under the names of Bed Bath & Beyond, Christmas Tree Shops, Harmon, Harmon Face Values and buybuy BABY. The Company sells a wide assortment of merchandise principally including domestics merchandise and home furnishings as well as food, giftware, health and beauty care items and infant and toddler merchandise.
As of Dec. 1 2007, the company operated a total of 946 stores including 859 Bed Bath & Beyond stores in 49 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, 39 Christmas Tree Shops, Inc. stores in 10 states, 40 Harmon Stores, Inc. and Harmon Face Values in 3 states, and 8 buybuy BABY stores in 4 states. Since the beginning of the fiscal fourth quarter on Dec. 2 2007, Bed Bath & Beyond has opened its first international location in Canada. Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. are traded on NASDAQ under the symbol “BBBY” and are included in the Standard and Poor’s 500 and Global 1200 Indices and the NASDAQ-100 Index. The Company is counted among the Fortune 500 and the Forbes 2000.