Herman Miller, the global leader in innovative design and furnishing solutions and a part of the MillerKnoll collective (NASDAQ: MLHR), announces today the opening of a new retail location in Houston, the brand’s third Texas store. Situated in Market Street – The Woodlands shopping district, the new location supports Herman Miller’s commitment to supporting Texas’ small business owners and those working from home in providing the brand’s full range of performance seating options and office essentials. Originally developed as an immediate response to customer demands and the shift to working from home, the seating store concepts allow consumers to experience the benefits of sitting well first-hand and invite them to test drive each product in a new way.
“People deserve to feel supported, dedicated, and motivated during the duration of their workday, and an optimal environment is essential for this,” said Debbie Propst, President of Global Retail for MillerKnoll. “We’re listening to our customer base and continuing to expand our network of retail locations to ensure everyone can receive guidance and support to create their ideal workspace.”
Expertly designed to assist customers make informed and confident purchasing decisions, Herman Miller Houston’s 1,775 square-foot store has dedicated ergonomic specialists on-hand to help shoppers discover the right solutions for their individual needs.
“Optimizing the well-being of our customers through problem-solving designs that can help improve health and productivity is at the heart of what we do,” said Propst. “Houston is a strong market for us, and we’re looking forward to welcoming customers from The Woodlands community and beyond to discover the offerings in our new space.”
On-site, visitors can test and compare Herman Miller’s innovative solutions for the home office and the different features of its award-winning performance seating portfolio, all backed by decades of ergonomic research and developed to support long-lasting, health-positive benefits including postural distribution of weight, a key to healthy circulation and focus. Customers can also experience the offerings’ adjustment capabilities such as breathable suspension materiality and backrest adjustments, along with customizable finishes and stylish details. If customers prefer to start exploring offerings online, the chat function on the Herman Miller website allows shoppers to experience the stores virtually through a personalized one-onone video call feature.
While some retailers shift away from brick-and-mortar stores, MillerKnoll Global Retail – comprised of Herman Miller, Knoll, Design Within Reach, Fully and HAY, has taken a different approach with its omnichannel expansion strategy