P.C. Richard & Son is an incredible place to work! Each and every one of our employees play a role in what P.C. Richard & Son is today, a team of over 2,700 dedicated and talented workers. We have five generations of Honesty, Integrity, and Reliability to inspire us. The truest reward is the sunshine in our hearts and loving what we do. Let’s take a look at some of the greatest parts of working here:
Our Rich History
We’ve got an incredible history! Our company persevered through World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II, and we’ve been family-owned and operated for five generations. The tradition of Honesty, Integrity, and Reliability was started by Pieter Christian Richard (1st generation), upheld … Read more...
If your New Year’s resolution is centered around increasing positive vibes and mindset, focusing on health, or taking the time to relax, we’ve got just the right tools to help you achieve your goals! Making a change for the better can involve even the slightest change. For instance, getting a new pillow can help your goal in getting a better night’s sleep. Or getting a slow cooker can promote relaxation: you relax while the Crock-Pot does the cooking! Let’s take a look at some ideas that can help you reach your goals this year:
Promoting Positive Vibes & Happiness
Walt Whitman once said, “Keep your face always to the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” Here’s some tips for maintaining a positive mindset … Read more...
Are you ready for the Black Friday craziness? Long lines, door-busters, shopping on Thanksgiving… just kidding!
Your friends at P.C. Richard & Son are here to help keep Black Friday SIMPLE! We’ve got your back with everything from exceptional customer service, installation, and servicing… it’s a VIP experience! We’ve even created some tips to make your shopping experience easy, fun, and enjoyable. With us on your side… you’ll be the ultimate #gifthero this holiday season.
Use Our Store Locator
If you don’t already know where your local P.C. Richard & Son showroom is, you can use our store locator to find the most conveniently located showroom.
Shop with Ideas in Mind
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With the economy booming in the 1950s, consumer goods became available to more people, and an array of home appliances began to surface across America. By 1954, P.C. Richard & Son became completely committed to selling appliances, televisions, and radios. Kitchens filled with trendy pastel and vibrantly colored appliances: pink, turquoise, yellow, avocado, and ruby red. New movements were arising with everything from Elvis and rock ‘n’ roll to Andy Warhol and vivid, energetic pop art. Some of the most vibrant trends of the 1950s were the retro fashion styles with everything from funky cat eye sunglasses and winged eyeliner to soft curls and bold lipstick.
Our magnified and lighted makeup mirrors, along with tips from this blog, will help you master the precision and … Read more...
With sound judgment for business and love for the company, our founder, Alfred J. Richard (A.J.) (1909-2004), lead the charge in developing P.C. Richard & Son into what it is today. We continue to cherish and implement his key values of Honesty, Integrity, and Reliability that have become such an important part of our past, present, and future.
A.J. was born on October 11, 1909, the same year that his father, Pieter Christian Richard, opened a hardware store in Bensonhurst. It’s often said that A.J. was “born to sell” as he’s always had such a deep passion for customer service. At the age of four, he was already spending time with his dad in the store. “By the time I was seven, I was waiting on customers … Read more...
Between multiple classes, studying for exams, and writing essays, college life can be hectic and stressful. But it doesn’t have to be! Study sessions don’t have to involve last-minute cramming and pulling all-nighters. A few positive changes can make all the difference.
1.) Find your ideal study spot
The key to a successful study session is finding a space that works best for you. If you like a quiet, relaxing location, you should seek out a spot in your campus library or maybe even peaceful scenery outside. Pack all you need in your backpack and explore the grounds of your campus. Find somewhere relaxing like near a pond or on the quad. I went to school upstate, so there were … Read more...
Not much of a morning person? Neither are your family members? We totally get it… mornings can be tough, especially if you’re helping the kids get ready for school and you have somewhere to be. But a few tweaks can change the way you and your family feel about the early hours. Stop, take a breath, and enjoy your mornings with the help of these small appliances:
1.) Waffle Maker
If you want some family time before the kids head off, a waffle maker will help you make a quick and tasty breakfast. Using a waffle maker will help you create fluffy, Belgium-style waffles that are way better than frozen ones. You can even add some fruit on top … Read more...
Dorms can be dull, but a few personal touches can transform your room. The semester can get busy between writing essays and taking exams, so you’ll want your space to be a relaxing environment where you can unwind. Express your personality and make it your own! Here are some ideas to get you started:
- A desk lamp can brighten more than just your work space! There’s a huge selection of styles and colors that can liven up your dorm. A floor lamp can also help. With everything from modern to rustic, you’re bound to find something to fit your aesthetic.
- Sleek office furniture can help make your space feel more homey. There are lots of different options for computer desks,
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Catnapper recliners have the latest technologies and offer supreme comfort. But when they offer everything from swivel gliders to power lifts, the selection can be overwhelming. Not sure which is right for you? Here’s some info to help you choose:
Swivel glider recliners are ideal for gamers, movie enthusiasts, and sports fans. All Catnapper swivel gliders have 360° full rotation movement, so you’ll get the best TV views. Full rotation movement is especially useful when you have company over; you can direct the chair into conversational areas and never miss a moment. Plus, swivel gliders have plush, deep-cushioned seating, so you’ll enjoy hours of relaxation and maybe even a nap!
Looking for a super-comfy chair to rock … Read more...
Hosting a cookout and not sure what to make for a side? This delicious tri-color pasta salad is an easy-to-make recipe, so you can spend more time outside with family and friends instead of in the kitchen. It’s the perfect side to complement food off the grill, and your guests will be going back for seconds! Check it out:
Preparation time: 30 minutes
- 1 box of tri-color pasta
- 1 can of black olives, halved
- 2 cups of cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 can of quartered artichoke hearts
- 1 cup of shredded Parmesan (or mozzarella)
- 2 tbsp of olive oil
- 1 tbsp of parsley flakes
- Sea salt
Follow the directions on … Read more...