About Us

CLYDE HOOKER JR

COMPANY HISTORY

In 1925, four-year-old Clyde Hooker Jr. pulled the cord on the steam whistle that signaled the first work day at Hooker Furniture. In his 40 years leading the company, Clyde's dedication to the pursuit of making stylish, beautiful, well-made furniture propelled the company to become one of the nation's premier importers and manufacturers of furniture. In 2000, Clyde passed the torch of leadership to Paul B. Toms Jr, grandson of the company's founder, making Hooker a third-generation company and one of the few furniture firms still led by a member of the founding family.

CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

Headquartered in Martinsville, Va. where we maintain a corporate office and several distribution facilities, Hooker Furniture employs around 800 people at our Virginia and North Carolina locations. Our high-fashion custom upholstery by Sam Moore Furniture is manufactured in Bedford, Va. Much of our upscale leather upholstery line is manufactured in Hickory, N.C. by Bradington-Young. Hooker also imports an extensive line of wood bedroom, living room accents, dining room, home office and home entertainment furniture and some leather furniture from factories around the world. These include factories in Asia, Mexico and Central America. The design and engineering of these imported furnishings is all carefully overseen by Hooker or Bradington-Young in compliance with our high quality standards.

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

One of the nation's top publicly traded furniture companies, Hooker is listed on NASDAQ's prestigious Global Select Market and has consistently been a furniture industry performance leader in profitability, sales and cash flow. For more, view Investor Relations.

ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

On behalf of future generations, Hooker Furniture is committed to environmental stewardship through sustainable business practices that help preserve the earth's beauty and resources. For more on our ecological integrity, view Environmental Stewardship.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Hooker is known as an active, contributing corporate citizen in the Virginia and North Carolina communities in which we work and live. Our company is a leading contributor to charitable organizations such as the United Way, education and the arts, and our employees provide service to these organizations through volunteerism and board memberships. The Hooker Educational Foundation has awarded more than one million dollars in scholarships to over 300 children of company employees since its inception in the 1990's.