Boscov's: Small But Mighty | June 2016

One of the last family-owned department store chains in the country, Boscov’s is succeeding where others have conceded defeat


  • BoscovsTextiles
    The textiles department at Boscov’s is more ample than most department stores.
  • BoscovsFurniture
    Furniture best sellers include sofas, chairs and recliners.
  • BoscovsElectrics
    Kitchen electrics account for 33 percent of housewares sales.
  • Boscovs Tabletop
    Sets account for 70 percent of tabletop sales, but Boscov’s is focused on growing open-stock revenues.
  • BoscovsPatio
    Dining table sets are a growing category that is entirely RTA.
  • BoscovsRugs
    Rugs are merchandised near bedding and living room furniture.
  • BoscovsCookware
    Boscov’s delivers a wide assortment of major cookware brands, including two of its own private labels.
  • BoscovsBathShop
    Textiles is the leading home category, representing 8.1 percent of sales.
  • BoscovsComforters
    Comforters in the bedding section.
  • BoscovsCandy
    Stores feature an old fashioned candy counter where fudge and candied nuts are made daily.