Recently, Ashley (Ashley HomeStore) opened its 1000th branch in the local city of Millsboro, Delaware, which is an important milestone in brand development. In just one year, Ashley has expanded 100 stores (900 stores by the end of 2018).
According to reports, the new store has a total of 22,000 square feet, displaying a full range of interior furniture and accessories, including bedroom furniture, dining table furniture, home office, youth furniture and mattresses. The store is owned and operated by American furniture dealer Barnes Furniture Inc. and has another branch in Delaware.
Todd Wanek, president and CEO, said in the new store that Ashley continues to offer better products and shopping experiences, both in-store and online. In addition, store growth is one of the strategies for brands to meet customer needs and looks forward to continuing to develop this brand.
Ashley was founded in 1945. After 70 years of development, the company has gradually become the largest furniture retail brand in North America from a handicraft workshop that produces coffee tables and TV cabinets.
The brand ranks first in the "Top 100 American Furniture List" sponsored by Furniture Today, and sales of furniture, bedding and accessories in 658 stores in the United States in 2018 is estimated at $4.54 billion. Ashley has topped the list for 13 consecutive years.
It is understood that Ashley has expanded its business in 56 countries and now has more than 300 overseas showrooms, including many domestic stores.