Courts in the News

December 14, 2011

Caribbean shopping at Courts USA

Courts, the Caribbean’s largest furniture, electronics and appliances retailer has many door buster deals and gifts, which can be used to furnish your home in the U.S. or be delivered directly to your loved ones in the Caribbean during this holiday season.

Customers can purchase products at two locations 89-56 165th St., Jamaica, New York 11432 (bet. Jamaica & 89th Ave.) and 2822 Church Ave Brooklyn, New York 11226 (between Nostrand & Rogers Ave.). It will be delivered to their family members through Courts stores or warehouses located throughout the Caribbean.

Courts currently operate 93 stores in 11 Caribbean countries including, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, and Trinidad.

Direct Island Delivery is easy. Orders can be placed at the store or online. Either come in to one of the New York branches and speak with an associate or if shopping online, first, select your country, then add your item(s) to your shopping cart, pay, and an associate will call you within 24 hours confirming your order.

Courts offers easy credit plans to suit any budget. Furniture, appliances and electronics are easy to purchase using Courts Caribbean’s Easy Credit program. There is a full range of credit plans from three to 36 months in duration. No deposit is required with certain plans.

Courts is well known throughout the Caribbean, and its name is synonymous with quality, affordable furniture and appliances, flexible credit options as well as innovative marketing promotions. The company has been a market leader since its inception and its bright yellow, red and blue buildings dominate major towns across the many Caribbean islands.

With further expansion into the U.S. market and the opening of the second U.S. store, Courts is seeking to be the premier option for Caribbean nationals to furnish their homes in the U.S. and for their loved ones back home across the Caribbean.

The Brooklyn and Queens Store hours are: Sunday10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


BROOKLYN - 2822 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11226

Between Nostrand and Rogers Avenue.

QUEENS - 89-56 165th Street, Jamaica, NY 11432

Between Jamaica and 89 Avenue.


November 11, 2011

Courts opens second store in New York

Courts, the Caribbean’s largest furniture, electronics and appliances retailer has expanded its U.S. presence by opening its second U.S.-based retail property on Nov. 10, in Jamaica, Queens 89-56 165th St., Jamaica, New York.

This new location complements and build upon the existing patronage established in Flatbush Brooklyn, which opened in 2008.

Yesterday’s formal opening reception was for VIPs, diplomats and members of the media.

With further expansion into the U.S. market and the opening of the second U.S. property, Courts presents a prime opportunity to further build the brand within New York and throughout the United States, and establish Courts as the premier option for Caribbean nationals to furnish their homes in the U.S. and for their loved ones back home across the Caribbean.

Customers can purchase furniture in the U.S. and it will be delivered the next day from a store in their respective country.

The Unicomer Group operates a chain of more than 400 stores in Central America and the Caribbean. Their operations span 18 countries including the USA and this symbolizes regional leadership with a broad geographical presence. The group is a reflection of the trade integration of the Caribbean and Central American people, and a symbol of the development of these countries exemplified by growth and service throughout Central America, the Caribbean and the United States.


October 2008

Caribbean Furniture Mega Chain Opens doors In New York

NEW YORK - Thursday October 30, 2008 was declared `Courts Caribbean Grand Opening Celebration Day in Brooklyn, USA ` by the Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz as the renown Caribbean furniture, electronics and appliance chain, Courts Caribbean, part of the Unicomer Group, officially added the 94th store to its map.

The declaration came as the chain`s first North America store opened it doors in the Caribbean immigrant-populated borough of Brooklyn, New York at 2822 Church Avenue, between Nostrand and Rogers Avenues - for business.

The debut included a two-part VIP launch event on Thursday evening, October 30th, as top city elected and appointed officials, joined the media, suppliers, community leaders, special guests and top Courts managers and regional directors, in celebrating Courts Caribbean Brooklyn.

Representing the Office of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs, Guillermo Linares, welcomed the store stating, "It is so wonderful to see that we have an enterprise that has emerged in the Caribbean, has demonstrated success and has decided to follow the Caribbean family to Brooklyn.`

"Courts Caribbean made a good decision in choosing Brooklyn to do business and an even better decision to choose East Flatbush," added Yvonne Graham, special assistant to Brooklyn Borough President Markowitz.

Unicomer USA Country Manager, Felix Siman, III, and UNICOMER CEO, Mario Siman, third and fourth from left respectively, cuts the ribbon to officially declare the first North America store open at 2822 Church Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. (Hayden Roger Celestin Image).

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JARED McCALLISTER - Sunday, October 26, 2008

Caribbean retailer Courts the NY market

Tapping into the vibrant Caribbean-American marketplace, Courts Caribbean - the popular Caribbean furniture, electronics and appliance chain - opens its first North American store here this week with a free special delivery offer for customers with relatives and friends in the islands.

Courts, which has stores in 11 Caribbean countries, is offering its Brooklyn store customers the option to have orders delivered without charge to Caribbean destinations where the chain has branches.

After months of preparation, promotion and anticipation, the new store, located at 2822 Church Ave. (between Nostrand and Rogers Aves.) opens to the public on Friday, a day after a VIP reception and kickoff at the New York Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge.

A division of the international Unicomer Group, Courts Caribbean started in 1959 and is known throughout the region for affordable appliances and furniture. Courts Caribbean currently operates in Antigua, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia and Trinidad, and has 90 stores in the region.

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