Ashley Retailer Unveils New Facility in Edison, New Jersey
Factory Direct Enterprises, LLC, an Ashley HomeStore licensee, unveiled its new facility in Edison, New Jersey with a ribbon cutting ceremony on September 20, 2019. The facility will serve as the new corporate office and will house their
customer care center, merchandising, and administrative functions such
as human capital, finance, and information technology.
“We appreciate the hospitality of the City of Edison and the State of New Jersey,” said Eugene Chrinian, CEO of Factory Direct Enterprises. “With a new state-of-the-art facility, our talented associates are enthusiastic to deliver a strong brand and retail excellence to our customers around Metro NY & NJ.”
It is anticipated that Factory Direct Enterprises will add over 60 new jobs in the new facility over the next two years and has the capacity for even further growth and expansion. The 34,667-square-foot facility involved an extensive remodel, creating a ripple effect on the surrounding community. An average of 200 workers were on site, six to seven days a week, over a seven-month construction schedule, to create this dynamic and efficient business facility.
Peter Visceglia, President of Federal Business Centers said, “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Ashley Furniture HomeStore to the Raritan Center® business community. Ashley Furniture HomeStore has such an amazing team culture. It was just great fun to work together preparing their new workplace. We wish them many years of success in their new business home.”
About Factory Direct Enterprises LLC: FDE owns and operates sixteen Ashley HomeStore and three Ashley HomeStore Outlet showrooms in Paramus, Fairfield, and Secaucus, NJ as well as in New Rochelle, Yonkers, Bay Plaza, Nanuet, Poughkeepsie, Middletown, Farmingdale, Carle Place, Lake Grove, Riverhead, Brooklyn, Valley Stream and Atlas Park NY. FDE also operates a distribution center and warehouse in Edison, NJ.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 largest retail furniture store brand in North America and one of the world’s best-selling furniture store brands with more than 975 locations in 56 countries.
For more information, visit www.ashleyhomestore.com.
About Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.: Ashley feels that every person deserves more value for their money. Established in 1945, Ashley is the largest manufacturer of home furnishings in the world, and was named one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes in 2017. 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. Visit Ashley online at www.ashleyfurnitureindustriesinc.com.
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