Ashley Furniture operates over 500 stores in 46 states as well as in Puerto Rico. They also operate in 16 countries, including Canada, Japan and Mexico, as of 2015. Customers can use the store locator on AshleyFurniture.com to find the closest location.
After users sign on to AshleyFurniture.com, they can click on the Where to Shop tab. From there, the user enters his zip code or city. Users can search for Ashley HomeStores and dealers within 10 to 100 miles from their location. Ashley Furniture does not sell its merchandise on its website.
Ashley Furniture is a family-owned business headquartered in Arcadia, Wisconsin. Its retail stores, Ashley HomeStores, are a subsidary of Ashley Furniture. The company sells dining room, living room and bedroom furniture, as well as accessories.
The company was founded in Chicago in 1945 by Carlyle Weinberger. He originally concentrated on making wooden occasional furniture for stores. Ashley Furniture merged with Arcadia Furniture, founded by Ronald G Wenek, in the late 1970s. Eventually, Ron Wanek bought out Ashley Furniture and took over the company. As of 2015, Ron Wanek is the Chairman of the board and his son Todd Wanek is the President and CEO of the company.