Article originally published on Furniture Today
GUADALAJARA, Jalisco, Mexico — Top 100 retailer Ashley is opening a HomeStore here, expanding its reach to more than 1.4 million residents of Jalisco.
The new store is owned and operated by the Hallatt family, their first Ashley Furniture HomeStore and also the first HomeStore in the state of Jalisco. The store will employ approximately 12 people.
“Knowing that Guadalajara has a large population of citizens living in the city, it is of great excitement for us to be able to bring them closer to the number one furniture store in the world,” said M. Hallatt, Ashley Furniture HomeStore licensee. “With the arrival of Ashley, it will be the perfect combination of quality, price, and service in everything related to interior design.”
Ashley Furniture HomeStore, the largest retail furniture store brand in North America and one of the world’s best-selling furniture store brands, has more than 1,075 locations worldwide.
The store’s interior architectural design includes two stories and an all-glass façade in Avenida Patria, the main commercial avenue in the city of Guadalajara. The showroom features complete lifestyle vignettes, down to the final detail of lighting, rugs and wall art. Product categories include bedroom, dining room, upholstery, leather, occasional tables, home office, youth bedroom, recliners, mattresses and accessories. Technology enhances the environment, incorporating various elements to improve the customer shopping experience.