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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.

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

We are Empower, The Un-Holding Company. Our advantage is simple. Clients first – not shareholders.

From the day we opened our doors in 1985, Empower has challenged the media status quo.

Empower is recognized as one of the top independent agencies by Campaign US, a two-time Ad Age Agency A-List Standout (2021 and 2019) and was crowned MediaPost’s 2016 Media Agency of the Year.

Our integrated team of experts in Media, Creative, Analytics, and Word-of-Mouth Marketing outperform expectations. Celebrating two Adweek Media All-Stars back-to-back while also being honored by the Webby Awards, The One Show and ANA REGGIE Awards proves the eclectic talent at Empower is no one-hit wonder.

Empower’s client and employee tenure rate is unmatched – 3X the industry average. Some of our biggest fans include Tempur Sealy, Fifth Third Bank, Gorilla Glue, TriHealth, Brooks Running, Jack Link’s, V-Tech, Bush Brothers, Wendy’s, GNC, Famous Footwear, Ashley HomeStore, Rust-Oleum, The Body Shop, RoC Skincare and Newell Brands. 

Empower is headquartered in the historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of downtown Cincinnati. Our Chicago office is located in the city’s bustling River North neighborhood, just steps from the Merchandise Mart.

While much has evolved in our 35-year history, we remain independent with plenty of hustle…

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