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Published:Monday | August 15, 2016 | 8:00 AM
One of the living room sets available at the Ashley Store in Liguanea.
The Ashley Store in Liguanea offers beautiful bedroom sets like this one.
Inside the Ashley Furniture Homestore in Liguanea, Kingston.
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Ashley Furniture HomeStore in Jamaica is now a reality, and inside the 11,200-square foot showroom located in Liguanea, customers will find complete home furniture room settings that include details such as table lamps and area rugs.

This facility will employ approximately 14 persons and is the first Ashley Furniture HomeStore owned and operated by Unicomer (Jamaica) Limited. There are more than 625 Ashley Furniture HomeStore locations worldwide.

Pamille Shaw-Blair, general manager of the store, said, "The response leading up to this event has been tremendous. We're proud to serve the Liguanea community and, by extension, the Jamaican marketplace as the number one furniture store brand, and we look forward to earning their loyalty and trust."

 

DEEPER PARTNERSHIP

 

And Mario Guerrero, vice-president and managing director, Unicomer Caribbean and USA, said, "We are proud that Ashley Furniture Industries, the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world, embarked on this journey with us. Our partnership started six years ago with the introduction of Ashley furniture in our Courts stores. This partnership deepened with the opening of 13 exclusive Ashley Galleries across the region. Today, our Ashley HomeStore in Liguanea, is testimony to the strength of our relationship and our joint commitment to providing the very best range of furniture to the Caribbean people. Our second Ashley HomeStore is to open in Trinidad very soon.

The store features bedroom, dining room, upholstery, motion upholstery, leather, occasional tables, entertainment centres, recliners, mattresses, lamps, accent pillows, throws, area rugs and accessories. The bedding gallery exhibits the most popular mattress brands, including Ashley Sleep one of the fastest-growing mattress brands in the world.