Bob’s Discount Furniture opened its first store in the Dayton area this week.
The new store is at 2859 Miamisburg Centerville Road, where Toys “R” Us closed over a year ago.
This will be the first Ohio location for the Manchester, Connecticut-headquartered company.
Plans for the new store were first announced in October.
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“We noticed a demand in the market for a unique shopping experience that provides a wide variety of quality furnishings – including living room furniture, bedroom furniture, dining room furniture, office furniture and home accents – at everyday low prices,” a spokesman previously said.
There are 124 other stores and 22 outlet locations in 18 states.
Another furniture store, Fairfield-based Furniture Fair opened in November in the former Beavercreek Toys “R” Us.
Furniture stores have been expanding in recent months in the Dayton area.
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Big Sandy Superstore recently opened by the Dayton Mall in the former Elder-Beerman Furniture store.
Indiana-based The Room Place is also opening stores at the Dayton Mall and Mall at Fairfield Commons.