Ashley Furniture Industries history, company profile (overview) and corporate video
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is a home furnishings manufacturer and retailer headquartered in Arcadia, Wisconsin, United States.
Ashley is an American furniture brand that dates back to 1945, when Carlyle Weinberger started Ashley Furniture in Chicago as a sales operation specializing in tables and wall systems.
In 1970, Weinberger invested in Ron Wanek’s Arcadia Furniture, a manufacturing business in Arcadia, Wisconsin.
In 1976, the two businesses became Ashley Furniture.
- Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC;
- Ashley retail stores;
- Ashley Distribution Services, LTD;
- Ashley Global Retail, LLC.
With more than 35,000 employees, Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is considered one of the Largest Public Companies in the World, according to Forbes.
*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and www.ashleyfurniture.com.
**Video published on YouTube by “Ashley HomeStore“