Levac Furniture celebrates its 70 th birthday

1946 2016

Is succession assured? This family adventure which started seventy years ago will further expand and modernize with his two young associates. Angie Jubainville, aged 37, with 13 years of experience and working for the company since 2008, knows the market as well as the different expectations of the customers. Jean Sébastien Martineau, aged 27, is Daniel’s stepson. He has quickly been interested in the challenge having seen his stepfather’s passion for the business. He has developed expertise over the years. Daniel taught him everything of the family business and he is very familiar with the different department values of Accent Meubles Levac Furniture. “Those two young people, who performed very quickly and took the job at the

different. Today, people of the city will come into our store and say: yeah, you have the same things as in the city. I must admit that this is what the new generation brings,” added Daniel Levac. Indeed, the furniture market is growing, evolution is constantly present and Accent Meubles Levac Furniture is on the cutting edge. Canadian products are back Early in the family adventure, 95 per cent of the products where made in Canada. But little by little, they turned to products manufactured abroad, like all other furniture stores.The store had to deal with this phenomenon by offering imported quality products, due to customer demand going to less expensive foreign goods. Daniel Levac is enthusiastic about the return of the Made in Canada. “Since ten years, we

J. Levac founded the first store on John Street in Vankleek Hill, a general store that offered several choices of products and that had an early success story. Several years later, Roch Levac, son of Henry J, managed the company from 1958 to the 80s. His daughter Nicole Larocque, and his son Daniel Levac took over the store management; Daniel was 25 years old. After all these years, the Levac family has established a sustainable and solid reputation in the region. Indeed, Levac Furniture offers a personalized service for each client, ensuring impeccable customer service and a no pressure approach. “As a small family business, the customer can have a personalized follow-up. The customer is not a number here, we offer real personalized service,” added Daniel Levac. Since then, Daniel Levac manages the fate of the furniture store, where prices are accessible to all, with Angie Jubainville and Jean Sébastien Martineau. He is now one of the few independent furniture store owners of the region. All three of them form a team with six other employees: Joey Larocque, Deborah Dumoulin, Nicole Bergeron, Sylvain Lalonde, Mario Laporte, and Mathieu Cayen and have an established clientele which covers about 80 km.

F rom November 2 to 6, Accent Meubles Levac Furniture, located on highway 34 in Vankleek Hill, will celebrate its 70th anniversary. During this celebration period, to thank the customers for their loyalty during these wonderful years, random draws, prizes, including a trip for two under the sun, and special promotions will be waiting for you. Winners will be announced in store on Sunday, November 6. A bit of history and a good recipe for success ... Always with the desire of promoting ‘‘Made in Canada’’, the staff welcomes customers into the store on Highway 34 in Vankleek Hill, unveiling 24,000 square feet of furniture, mattresses, accessories, appliances, and many other items. Levac Furniture is part of the Accent group, 25 stores grouped together, but the store still remains independent in the choice of the products it offers, as well as events and exclusivities. A family success year after year. A tradition that began in 1946, after the war, when Henry

sell more Canadian products. I think customers recognize the fact that Canadian products are strong and of great quality,”said Daniel Levac. Daniel Levac, an

store at heart, have become partners. They are our future. I trust them,” confided Daniel Levac. Accent Meubles Levac Furniture has modernized and carries the latest trends. Daniel Levac admits that the furniture world has evolved. “A few years ago I had furniture for the rural

exceptional manager with a great heart and a great listening ability, would like to retire in 2017. This is why the 70th anniversary is of great importance for him.

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