ASHLEY FURNITURE OPENS SHOWROOM AT AMERICASMART
ATLANTA -- Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., one of the largest furniture manufacturers in the world, opens its first Atlanta showroom, debuting at AmericasMart in the lead up to The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market in January 2019.
"We chose Atlanta because the timing makes perfect
sense now for our growth strategy," explains Chris DeLaGuardia, senior
vice president of the Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. Accessory Division.
"We have always been impressed with the Atlanta Market, its audience and
the vast diversity it attracts."
"Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the ideal
addition to the product mix and offering at AmericasMart," says Kevin
Malkiewicz, vice president of leasing. "Its innovative solutions for
harnessing a competitive edge in our ever-changing industry are an inspiration
for manufacturers and retailers alike. We look forward to continuing to
The Building 1, Floor 4 showroom will showcase more than
6,000 square feet of Ashley product including stationary upholstery, bedroom
sets, dining sets, cabinets, accent chairs, accent tables, rugs, wall art,
décor, pillows, lighting, pendants and more, as well as some outdoor living
pieces and bedding. Buyers can explore and engage with Ashley's trend-driven
lifestyle product presentations and will have the opportunity to view the
entire line via interactive kiosks.
"Our primary focus in the showroom is to showcase the
broad view of textiles and accents we have developed to complement our six
lifestyle/trend directions, and allow our dealers see how deep our line has
become. We have expanded in many new directions across all price points to
capture the industry needs for today's consumer," DeLaGuardia adds.
At Market, buyers will enjoy special events plus service
beyond expectations, best values and exciting solutions in the always-changing
climate of the furniture and decor industry, according to DeLaGuardia.
"The timing is perfect for us to show the industry how
far we have come and how much we have grown," says DeLaGuardia. "We
are ready to be part of this great market, and excited to engage new customers
looking for viable solutions."
Established in 1945, Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is
the largest manufacturer of home furnishings in the world, and was recently
named one of America's Best Employers by Forbes in 2017.
The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market
runs January 8-15, 2019.