Father-son duo take on Albert Lea busines
Published 1:37 pm Wednesday, June 8, 2016
A father-and-son team from the Twin Cities area is finding success as the owners of Albert Lea’s Slumberland Furniture.
David Janisch and his son, Adam, purchased the building in December 2013.
Adam Janisch said he and his father were both working for Slumberland corporate when the opportunity in Albert Lea became available.
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They were already familiar with the city because they have some family who live here.
He described it as the next step in their progression with the company. They have both worked for the company for at least six years, starting as sales associates and working their way up to associate managers and managers, prior to coming to Albert Lea.
Since they have taken over the building, Adam Janisch said they have redone the lighting in the store, painted the interior and exterior, put in new signage and brought in more inventory.
“I think it’s great,” he said. “The community has supported us well.”
They sell everything from living room furniture to dining room tables and mattresses, to name a few. He said they try to provide good value and style for the people of Albert Lea.
“We continue to grow,” Adam Janisch said. “So far it has been good.”
Adam Janisch, of Apple Valley, and David Janisch, of Eagan, take turns traveling to work each day to work with the company’s four other employees.
They are involved with the Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce and donate to silent auctions, benefits and school programs.
Adam Janisch and his wife, Jessica, have one son, Connor, 3.
David Janisch and his wife, Marlys, have four children, including Adam.
By the numbers
6 Total employees at Slumberland in Albert Lea
2013 Year Adam and David Janisch purchased Slumberland in Albert Lea
3 Age of Adam Janisch and his wife, Jessica’s, son