We opened Ashley Furniture Home Stores in South Florida to give our customers even more wonderful furniture choices from America’s #1 furniture brand.
Channeling our entrepreneurial spirit, we took a risk and committed waterbed heresy—we added innerspring mattresses to our line-up.
And over the next few years, we realized we needed to fully reinvent the business.
So in August of 1994, the first City Furniture opened its doors at the North Miami showroom, with a Mission Statement that still holds proudly today: City Furniture, the Ultimate Furniture Store, provides quality home furnishings at excellent value with friendly, efficient service in a fun and exciting environment.
The North Miami City Furniture, where we continue to operate today, opened right in the middle of tough competition.
Miami might not be the first place that comes to mind when we think of great dining cities — the beach, the sun, and the sand don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand with heavy fine dining.
But just because it’s a health-conscious city doesn’t mean that it’s not allowed to have some of the best restaurants in America.
We innovated Same Day Delivery 7 Days A Week in 2002, and recently unveiled Free Shipping, a first among furniture retailers.
We built our Kevin Charles Fine Upholstery factory in Mississippi to create high quality sofa and sectional groups, exclusively for our customers and at great prices.
We are proud to have built six LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Certified City Furniture and Ashley Furniture Home Store showrooms, more than any other retailer.
Plus, we recycle over 95 percent of our waste, including cardboard, paper, plastic, and EPS/Styrofoam.
Existing Waterbed City stores were converted to City Furniture showrooms by 1995, and now, over 20 years later, we are fortunate to be the #1 furniture retailer in our South Florida trading area.