Furniture World Magazine

Two Park Home Furniture Stores Combine Under One Roof

Park Stores, a family owned chain including Park Furniture & Appliances and Park Audio Plus, announced that it plans to combine its two Altoona-area stores under one roof with the help of Martin Roberts Design. The groundbreaking to expand the existing Park Audio store is set for January 2016. Published first in Furniture World Magazine

Martin Roberts Design Gets Revamped Company Website

Retail design veteran Martin Roberts reported that he took a brief break from store design projects recently to revamp his own company’s website: “No matter how busy you are, you have to project to your customers that you are in business to do business, and that you are a business they want to do

Furniture Mall of Kansas Hires Martin Roberts To Deliver a Retail Experience

Furniture Mall of Kansas, set to open in late May or early June, says it is hoping to change the typical furniture shopping experience, and has hired an industry expert to help deliver. The new store is designed by renowned retail veteran Martin Roberts, who along with his internationally acclaimed team is known for working

Former GRID2 President Martin Roberts Founds New Retail Store Design Firm

Retail design veteran Martin Roberts, founder of New York City based GRID2, has opened a virtual office at, providing retail design and creative services to the home furnishings industry. Published first in Furniture World Magazine Roberts opened GRID2 in 1991, employing an award-winning staff of brand strategists, retail planners, art directors, graphics and web

Discover Your Retail DNA

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