Ashley HomeStore Names Empower Media AOR

CINCINNATI (April 10, 2017) – Media Agency of the Year, Empower MediaMarketing adds Ashley HomeStore, the No.1 furniture retailer in the U.S. and one of the world’s best-selling furniture store brands, to its robust portfolio of home and retail clients.

Empower has a longstanding history in the home and retail category. Current clients include Shaw Floors, Famous Footwear, Champion Windows, Rust-Oleum, Gorilla Glue, Dremel and RotoZip.

“We are very impressed with Empower’s data-driven approach to media strategy,” said Kurt Kostur, Ashley HomeStore SVP of Marketing. “This expertise, coupled with the agency’s experience in driving results in the retail category, will help our business continue to grow.”

“Empower shares a lot of the same cultural values as Ashley HomeStore,” Jim Price, Empower CEO said. “We love having the opportunity to partner with Ashley HomeStore; there’s a natural entrepreneurial chemistry that helps foster inspiration and trust that enables both businesses to thrive.”

Recently celebrating its 700th store opening, Ashley HomeStore is the retail arm of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., one of the largest manufacturers of home furnishings in the world. From design through fulfillment, Ashley is committed to delivering the world’s best home furnishing values, selection and service, and earning the loyalty and trust of its customers every day.

About Ashley HomeStore 

Ashley HomeStore is committed to being your trusted partner and style leader for the home. This commitment has made Ashley HomeStore the No. 1 furniture retailer in the U.S. and one of the world’s best-selling furniture store brands with more than 700 locations in 36 countries.

Start designing your dream home today. Visit Ashley HomeStore online at www.ashleyhomestore.com.  “Like” Ashley HomeStore on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, or see our design-focused boards on Pinterest.

About Empower

Empower is a creative media agency that builds trust at scale. Founded 33 years ago on a foundation of trust and transparency, Empower was named MediaPost’s 2016 Media Agency of the Year. Our award-winning integrated team of experts in audience, media, message and measurement deliver data-driven, tech-enabled and emotionally-charged creative media.

Tackling challenges with the precision of an engineer and the heart of a matchmaker, the result goes beyond securing impressions and makes those impressions personal. That’s how you build trust in the space between brand and consumer at scale, and that’s what we do. Some of our biggest fans include Bush Brothers, Wendy’s, Famous Footwear, Ashley HomeStore, Shaw Floors, Gorilla Glue, Dremel and Fifth Third Bank.

Empower is headquartered in the historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of downtown Cincinnati. While much has changed over the course of our company history, some things will always remain: we are an independent, certified women-owned business and we will constantly challenge the media status quo.

Find us on TwitterLinkedInFacebookInstagram and online. Listen to our podcast, Breakfast First and read Empersonal for unparalleled thought leadership and insight on creative media and the future of marketing.

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Meghann Craig
Empower
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