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Darvin® Furniture Receives National Honor for Standout Industry Leadership

Recognition cites commitment to innovation and serving community

Orland Park, IL, December 6, 2018 – On Nov. 28, Steve and Marty Darvin, co-owners of Darvin Furniture & Mattress, took the stage at Four Seasons Hotel in Orlando, FL, to accept the 2018 Leadership Award on behalf of their Orland Park, IL, business. It was a national honor for the Chicagoland furniture retailer that recognized its constant commitment to new initiatives, innovation and to the local community that have helped the business thrive for more than 98 years.

Steve & Marty Darvin receive 2018 Leadership Award

Pictured (left to right) are Marty Darvin, co-owner Darvin Furniture; Catherine Silver, publisher of Furniture Today; Steve Darvin, co-owner Darvin Furniture; and Bill McLoughlin, editor-in-chief Furniture Today. Photo courtesy of Furniture Today

Sharing the national stage with other award winners that included powerhouse brands such as and Haverty’s, Darvin Furniture was presented the 2018 Leadership Award by Furniture Today Magazine, the furniture industry’s most recognized publication.

According to Bill McLoughlin, editor-in-chief of Furniture Today, the annual Leadership Awards begin early in the year with the creation of a nominees list that is reviewed and deliberated by the magazine staff, as well as furniture industry peers. The recipients are individuals and businesses that have exhibited the necessary qualities that place them at the forefront for sustainable success on several different levels.

“The Furniture Today Industry Leadership Awards are presented to companies that have demonstrated sustained excellence, passion for the furniture business and a commitment to the communities in which they operate,” said McLoughlin. “The Darvin family epitomizes all three of those attributes. We are honored to recognize such an exceptional organization and the people who make it such an industry leader.”

Steve Darvin says credit must also go out to the many people who have impacted the success of the business over the decades. “Our Darvin family, which includes our amazing employees, trusted vendors, and loyal customers, is how we are able to do what we do. Those wonderful relationships – and the important role they play – is critical for our approach to business,” he says. “We humbly accept the recognition of our industry peers, and thank our employees and customers for making it all possible.”

According to Steve Darvin, Darvin Furniture has been focused on providing its customers with the highest quality products at the most competitive prices for more than 98 years. He says it is something that not only takes great commitment and innovation, but it’s a process that must constantly be altered in order to succeed in the competitive Chicagoland market.

Marty Darvin agreed with his brother that many people are key to Darvin Furniture’s success. “We are so proud to receive the Leadership award from Furniture Today. Everyone at Darvin Furniture works hard each day to strive for personal and professional excellence,” he says. “We were fortunate to have our father and grandfather as examples of how to run a business. Their commitments to the work, their employees and to being leaders for us has proven to be priceless.”

Darvin Furniture is an A+ Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau and a recipient of the national 2018 Leadership Award from Furniture Today Magazine and a recipient of the Illinois Retailer of the Year Award (See Video) from the Illinois Retail Merchants Association. The award recognizes Darvin for meeting consumer desires, dedication to the community, and loyalty to its employees. Darvin now offers a 24/7/365 shopping experience at Enjoy Darvin selection, quality and value at your convenience. Delivery or pickup available.

About Darvin Furniture

Family owned since 1920, Darvin® Furniture is an industry leader and Chicagoland's largest furniture and mattress store. One of the top 100 furniture retailers in the country, Darvin Furniture's showroom is located on 11 acres in Orland Park, Illinois. The showroom features more than 200,000 sq.ft. of furniture on display. Additional information is available at Stay up to date on the latest news as a member of the Darvin social community by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, GooglePlus, Pinterest, and YouTube.

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