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Ashley HomeStore in Canton Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Furniture World News Desk on 12/23/2015

Wellsville Carpet Town Inc., a regional home furnishings retailer operating numerous Ashley HomeStores in the tri-state area, reported it celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of a brand new showroom in the Canton, OH market.

The new Ashley HomeStore is now open at 4725 Dressler Road NW in Canton, joining hundreds of retailers and restaurants in the Belden Village shopping corridor. The 30,000-square foot showroom boasts an expansive collection of stylish, contemporary and traditional home furnishings, bedding and accessories.

A private ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Friday, December 18th. A crowd of corporate partners, vendors, local media, and passersby stopped to be part of the celebration. Within minutes of the ribbon cutting, several eager shoppers entered the long-­awaited opening.

“Ever since we opened our first northeast Ohio HomeStore in Fairlawn in 2011, we knew we had to make our way to Canton as well,” notes managing partner Timothy Quinn. “The response from our guests in all of our northeast Ohio stores—Fairlawn, Brooklyn and Mentor—has been tremendous, and we are excited to now bring product from the country’s number one furniture brand, excellent prices and unmatched customer service to Canton,” he said.

Ashley is the number-¬≠one selling brand of furniture in the United States, with more than 600 Ashley HomeStores located throughout the world selling only Ashley product. WCT operates 13 Ashley HomeStores throughout western and central New York (Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Horseheads and Westons Mills), central Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio. In 2014, WCT’s Greece, NY (Rochester) location was named HomeStore of the Year by officials at Ashley Furniture.

More about Wellsville Carpet Town: From its beginnings in 1967 operating a single home furnishings store, Wellsville Carpet Town, Inc. (WCT) has grown to become one of the nation’s Top 100 Furniture Retailers in the U.S., according to the trade magazine, Furniture Today. WCT operates 13 Ashley HomeStores throughout western and central New York, central Pennsylvania and northeast
Ohio. It also operates an Ashley HomeStore Outlet, and a Carpet Town Carpet One store. Headquartered in Westons Mills, NY, the privately owned company employs more than 400 throughout the area.

All Ashley HomeStores are independently owned and operated by a network of individual retailers, each licensed to operate in key market areas. WCT opened the first Ashley HomeStore in New York State in 2001 in Horseheads.

For additional information on Wellsville Carpet Town, visit www.ourhomestories.com.