June 18, 2012

Cover Story

CEO of the Year

Utah’s business landscape is rich with professionals who have le...Read More

Featured Articles

Did you go Skiing this winter?

Around Utah

Sections

Spotlight
Martin Plaehn

Spotlight
Karen Sendelback

Legal Briefs
Social Media and Employers: Friends or Enemies?

Money Talk
The Case for HSAs

Economic Insight
Time to Show Up

Lessons Learned
Make a Move

TechKnowledge
In the Lab

EntrepreneurEdge
Rent to Own

Business Trends
Back from the Dead

Executive Living
Artful Inspiration

Features
A Breath of Fresh Air

Features
Worst-Case Scenario

Regional Report
Northern Utah

Focus
Measure Up

Industry Outlook
Travel & Tourism

Players
Players

Article

RC Willey Announces New Store

Press Release

June 18, 2012

RC Willey, a home furnishing retailer, announced that it will build a new, state-of-the-art retail store in Draper, Utah. The showroom will be a full-service retail location featuring furniture, appliances, electronics, mattresses and flooring.

The announcement comes during RC Willey’s yearlong celebration of its 80th anniversary to commemorate the company’s growth into one of the country’s top home furnishings retailers with stores in four western states and more than 2,500 employees.
Groundbreaking for the new location is scheduled for Fall 2012 with grand opening set for Fall 2013.

“On behalf of all of RC Willey’s associates, let me say how excited we are to be bringing this new store to our home market,” Scott Hymas, CEO of RC Willey, said. “Over the past 15 years, we’ve been growing in markets outside of Utah. Now, during our 80th year in business, I am very proud to announce that RC Willey is investing in our home market with this new store. We are very confident that Utah will continue to grow and prosper over the coming years, and we look forward to serving customers in the quickly growing areas of the Wasatch Front.”

Located on an 8.5-acre parcel of land adjacent to the IKEA store in Draper and facing I-15, this new location will be the largest RC Willey store in the company at approximately 160,000 square feet with roughly 130 employees. Designed by Babcock Design Group and Rick Smith, vice president of visual presentation for RC Willey, the new store concept will be unique to the company, featuring an open, airy and modern design in a two-story building. Glass exterior walls and skylights will allow natural light to fill the space, and the store’s interior will be graced with 14-foot ceilings on the ground floor.

Today’s RC Willey organization has full-service store locations throughout Utah and also has stores in Boise, Sacramento and Reno, as well as two in the Las Vegas area. Growth and stability based on customer service and product excellence continue to be the hallmarks of RC Willey. RC Willey remains a Utah-based operation with corporate offices located in South Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

Utah Business Social
UB Events View All
Content Marketing BootcampUtah Business Event
Oct 28, 2014
Please join Utah Business Magazine and Adobe, along with our other sponsors: Boostability, Right ...
Sustainable Business Awards 2014Utah Business Event
Nov 13, 2014
Utah Business magazine along with presenting sponsor Big D Construction, is pleased to announce t...
Best Companies to Work For 2014Utah Business Event
Dec 11, 2014
Utah Business magazine along with our sponsors Diversified Insurance and Miller Motor Sports Park...
Community Events View All
2014 Wicked Halloween 5K and Family Expo
Oct 25, 2014
Calling all witches, ghosts, vampires and werewolves! Join us on October 25th at Memory Grove Par...
St. George Book Festival - Book Expo Extravaganza!
Oct 25, 2014
What to Except: * Readers of all ages and genres will get a chance to meet dozens of prolific au...

info@utahbusiness.com  |  90 South 400 West, Ste 650 Salt Lake City, Utah 84101   |  (801) 568-0114

Advertise with Utah Business

Submit an Event

* indicates required information
* Event Name:
Price (general):
Website (if applicable):
Coordinator's Name:
Coordinator's Email:
Coordinator's Phone:
Venue Name:
Venue Address:
Venue City:
Venue Zip:
Event Capacity:
Date(s):
to
* Event Description:
  Cancel