Posted 8 months ago
This is a 1950 magazine advertisement for the famous La-Z-Boy Chair made by the La-Z-Boy Chair Company, Monroe, Michigan (and Canada Deluxe Upholstery Ltd., Waterloo, Ontario) - The La-Z-Boy Chair was invented in 1928 by Edward Knabusch & Edwin Shoemaker.
-- La-Z-Boy Incorporated is a furniture manufacturer based in Monroe, Michigan, USA which makes home furniture, including upholstered recliners, sofas, stationary chairs, and sleeper sofas. The company employs more than 11,000 people. La-Z-Boy furniture is sold in thousands of retail residential outlets in the United States and Canada, and is manufactured and distributed under license in other countries including the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Turkey and South Africa. La-Z-Boy holds US and international patents on more than 200 different styles and mechanisms. In 1969, after years primarily as a manufacturer of recliners, La-Z-Boy started designing other products including reclining sofas, sleep sofas and modular groups. In 1983 La-Z-Boy introduced its first line of stationary sofas and occasional chairs, later offering a full line of home furnishings. La-Z-Boy Incorporated is divided into three reportable operating segments: the Upholstery Group, the Casegoods Group and the Retail Group. The Upholstery Group primarily manufactures and sells upholstered furniture to furniture retailers and proprietary stores. This includes recliners and motion furniture, sofas, loveseats, chairs, ottomans sleeper sofas and turtles. The Casegoods Group primarily sells manufactured or imported wood furniture to furniture retailers, including tables, chairs, entertainment centers, headboards, dressers, accent pieces and some coordinated upholstered furniture. The Retail Group consists of 70 company-owned stores in the US. and sells mainly upholstered furniture to end consumers through the retail network. La-Z-Boy includes various companies and brands including La-Z-Boy Residential, La-Z-Boy Kids, La-Z-Boy Hospitality, Lea Furniture, American Drew, Kincaid Furniture, Bauhaus USA Furniture, Hammary Furniture and England Furniture Incorporated.