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Ashley HomeStore Celebrates Presence in 54 Countries Worldwide
Ashley HomeStore has announced it is now in 54 countries worldwide. The most recent openings of stores in Vietnam, Thailand, and New Zealand expand the company to 310 international locations.
Throughout 2018, Ashley HomeStore has strived to increase its international presence to further serve customers worldwide, focusing on best-in-class services, value, and product selections. In doing so, the company has recently opened a 400,000 sq. ft. consolidation warehouse in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam to provide a faster response time for customer orders.
“I’m incredibly proud of the Ashley team and the growth we’ve had in the U.S. and internationally in 2018,” said Todd Wanek, president and CEO of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. “As a company, we’ve achieved many milestones this year. The largest milestone has been the growth of our global footprint, which has exceeded 900 HomeStores worldwide. This major accomplishment stands as a true testament to our global brand recognition.”
The first Ashley HomeStore was opened in the United States in 1997, located in Anchorage, Alaska. Three years later, the first international HomeStore was opened in Aichi, Japan in the year 2000.
“It’s been truly amazing to see the Ashley HomeStore growth since our first store opening in 1997,” said Ron Wanek, founder and chairman of Ashley Furniture Industries. “I look forward to the perseverance of the company, and we remain committed to continually improve and provide the best service to our customers around the globe.”