Boscov's Department Stores

Boscov's Department Store - Great values and famous brands!

Boscov's department store, a retail company located on the east coast, is focused on bringing the latest styles and trends in fashion and home decor to our stores for you and your family.

From a single small store opened in Reading, PA over 75 years ago, Boscov's Department Store has evolved into the largest family owned department store chain in the country. Today, Boscov's has 37 beautiful stores covering an area from the Jersey shore to Western Pennsylvania, and from Albany, NY to central Maryland. And, let's not forget Boscov's Online store that serves Boscov's fans across the country.

Throughout the last half of the last century, Boscov's established itself as a rewarding and fun place to shop under the dynamic leadership of Al Boscov and his brother-in-law, Ed Lakin. Al became known far and wide for his flair for merchandising having a sixth sense for what merchandise customers wanted and finding ways to give it to them at prices that truly delighted. At the same time, Ed Lakin was concentrating on building the supporting systems and processes that were needed for a company experiencing sound, steady growth.

Under the leadership of Al Boscov and Ed Lakin, Boscov's developed a reputation for having: one of the widest assortments of merchandise of any store an outstanding collection of famous brands a strong commitment to great values throughout the store an equally strong commitment to making shopping fun dedication to quality service that is so often lacking in many stores a deep commitment to the communities in which it has stores.

As the last century drew to a close, Al and Ed began transitioning to the next generation of management. Although both Al and Ed are still actively involved in their passion making sure that Boscov's continues to be a great place to shop, today the company is led by Ken Lakin, Chairman, and Burt Kreiger, President.

Ken and Burt have been instrumental in expanding the geographic area in which Boscov's operates while remaining committed to the fundamental shopping concepts that have made Boscov's popular for generations of shoppers.

They have also been champions of efforts to make Boscov's Online the same great shopping destination as Boscov's traditional stores. Their vision for Boscov's Online mirrors the experience you will find at any one of the traditional stores; a wide assortment of merchandise to save time, famous brands to give shoppers merchandise they can trust, great values that save shoppers time and money, great service all delivered in a way so as to make shopping fun.



P.O. Box 4202
Reading, Pennsylvania 19606

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