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 The Creative Media Agency. Recognized as an Ad Age Agency A-List Standout, our award-winning integrated team of experts in audience, media, message and measurement deliver data-driven, tech-enabled and emotionally-charged Creative Media.

Tackling business challenges with the precision of an engineer and the heart of a matchmaker, Empower goes beyond securing impressions and makes those impressions personal.

Some of our biggest fans include Brooks Running, Jack Link’s, V-Tech, Bush Brothers, Wendy’s, Famous Footwear, Ashley HomeStore, Gorilla Glue, Rust-Oleum, PetSmart, TriHealth and Fifth Third Bank.

Empower is headquartered in the historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of downtown Cincinnati and has a rapidly growing Chicago office. Located in the city’s bustling River North neighborhood – Empower’s Chicago team is just steps from the Merchandise Mart.

While much has changed over the course of our 34-year company history, some things remain: we are fiercely independent and we will constantly challenge the media status quo.

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Media Contact:

Meghann Craig for Empower

Meghann.Craig@empowermm.com

O: 513.719.6397