- Leading high-growth retailer specializing in hard-surface flooring offers homeowners and professionals the industry's broadest in-stock selection of tile, natural wood, natural stone and more celebrates its first store in the Buffalo area -
Floor & Decor (NYSE: FND), the leading high-growth retailer specializing in hard-surface flooring for homeowners and professionals, has announced the grand opening of its fifth store in New York, with the addition of its newest location in Cheektowaga, New York. Located at 400 Thruway Plaza Drive, it is the first store in the Buffalo metropolitan area. The warehouse store and design center will open with a team of about 50 full-time and part-time associates led by Justin Pease, the store Chief Executive Merchant.
“We’re thrilled to announce our newest store location in Cheektowaga,” said Pease. “For more than two decades, Floor & Decor has had the opportunity to serve professionals and homeowners throughout the nation, and we are excited to expand our footprint yet again in New York with this new location. We look forward to becoming part of the community and welcoming our newest neighbors into our store and making their renovation journeys easier, inspired and more affordable.”
In celebration of the grand opening, Floor & Decor is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 27, at 2:30 pm ET with the Buffalo Niagara Chamber of Commerce, Southtowns Chamber of Commerce, Lancaster Depew Elma Chamber of Commerce, Amherst Chamber of Commerce and Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce and University of Buffalo mascot and Buffalo Bisons mascot. In addition, guests can enjoy a cup of coffee and a sweet treat from The Blend and Chilly Billy’s.
Calling All PROs
In appreciation of its valued builders, contractors, architects, designers, remodelers, flooring installers and realtors, Floor & Decor welcomes its PRO network to the new location with a special PRO VIP Grand Opening event on July 26. PROs can visit https://prograndopening.com/cheektowaga to RSVP and register to win a Chevrolet Silverado truck and other great prizes like an iPad, Floor & Decor gift cards, YETI Cooler, GoPro and so much more. During the event, visitors will get to meet the PRO Services Team, interact with supplier representatives, and learn about Floor & Decor’s PRO services and industry-leading Pro Premier Rewards program.
“Building relationships with our local professionals is very important to us. Their success is our success,” said Pease.
$1 Million Dice Roll
Perhaps the most enticing of Floor & Decor’s grand opening activities is the $1 million dice roll. Beginning at 10am ET on July 29, the first 200 visitors, ages 18 and older, in line for the dice roll will have the opportunity to roll a set of six customized dice, each marked with one letter to spell “F-L-O-O-R-S,” for the chance to win $1 million. Prizes will be awarded for the following dice combinations:
- Roll any four letters, win a $100 Floor & Decor merchandise card
- Roll any five letters, win a $1,000 Floor & Decor merchandise card
- Roll all six letters to spell FLOORS, win the grand prize of $1 million
The dice roll contest will conclude when 200 people have participated.
$5,000 Floor Makeover Sweepstakes
In addition to the $1 million dice roll, the Cheektowaga store will give away a $5,000 Floor Makeover and two University of Buffalo Football season tickets as part of its grand opening festivities. Now through August 20, 2023, customers will have the chance to register to win a $5,000 gift card and two University of Buffalo Football season tickets from Floor & Decor. Interested parties can register online at www.FloorMakeoverCheektowaga.com.
Store Facts & Features
- Location: 400 Thruway Plaza Drive, Cheektowaga, NY 14225
- Square Footage: 79,000
- Regular store hours: Monday - Friday 7am-7pm, Saturday 8am-7pm, Sunday 10am-6pm
- Phone Number: 716-517-9395
Floor & Decor is one of Fortune's 100 fastest-growing companies, and in April 2023, Floor & Decor was named to Yelp’s “Most Loved Brands” list, which honors the most loved brands on the consumer reviews platform.
About Floor & Decor: Founded in 2000, Atlanta-based Floor & Decor is a leading high-growth specialty retailer of hard-surface flooring, operating more than 200 warehouse-format stores and five design studios across 36 states. The stores offer homeowners and professionals the industry’s broadest in-stock selection of tile, natural wood, natural stone, laminate and luxury vinyl plank, under one roof. In addition, Floor & Decor stocks the necessary tools, decorative materials, wall tile, and related accessories for hard-surface flooring projects. Stores carry over 1 million square feet of in-stock flooring and offer free design services, as well as a dedicated pro sales team. The company directly sources products from manufacturers around the globe, which enables it to bring the world’s best and most innovative flooring trends to its customers, at everyday low prices. Floor & Decor has locations nationwide, but each store is bolstered by a local focus that creates a store experience and mix of products that meet the needs of each market served.
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