Metro Mattress to open two new stores in Albany Area

Upstate New York's largest mattress retailer has opened seven Capital Region stores in four years

Upstate New York's largest mattress retailer, will open two new stores in the Albany area within the next month. The first will open Oct. 23 at 114 Sanford Farms Shopping Center, Amsterdam, N.Y., (in front of Price Chopper and next to Radio Shack and AAA). The other store is scheduled to open Nov. 16 at the Clifton Park Center, 22 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park, N.Y., (next to Chipotle Mexican Grill).

Four years after entering the Albany market, Metro Mattress has become the largest mattress specialty retailer in the history of the Capital Region. In 2005, Metro Mattress stores opened in Colonie on Central Avenue and Niskayuna at the Mohawk Commons. In 2007, Metro Mattress opened stores in Glenmont and Latham. A fifth store opened in Saratoga Springs in January 2009.

Over the past 34 years, the Syracuse-based retailer has become a local institution in several Upstate New York markets including Syracuse/Central New York (11 stores), Rochester (9 stores), Buffalo (7 stores), Albany (7 stores), Utica (2 stores) and the Southern Tier (2 stores).

"Metro Mattress prides itself on the customer service we provide on a daily basis," said David Shiroff, president and CEO of Metro Mattress. "We greatly appreciate all the support we have received from the Capital Region consumers over the last four years and look forward to additional growth in the Albany area and throughout Upstate New York."

Metro Mattress will soon have 166 employees at its 38 locations, including the two new Capital Region stores. In 2000, there were only nine Metro Mattress stores and approximately 40 employees. By Jan. 1, 2010, Metro Mattress expects to operate a total of 41 showrooms in Upstate New York. At least five additional new stores are planned for 2010.

Metro Mattress expects to open eight additional stores within the next year.

About Metro Mattress: Metro Mattress, Upstate New York's largest mattress retailer, has 38 stores across Upstate New York. Headquartered in Syracuse, N.Y., Metro Mattress has been serving its customers for more than 30 years. For more information, call 315-218-1200 or visit www.metromattress.com.

Posted on 10/22/2009 by Metro Mattress

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