Dufresne Group embarks on Southwestern Ontario expansion with its “Ashley Furniture HomeStore”

The Dufresne Group (TDG) is embarking on another major expansion with as many as 16 additional stores in the next few years in Southwestern Ontario.

TDG is already the largest operator of Ashley Furniture HomeStore locations in North America with 17 Ashley Furniture HomeStore locations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Ontario. They have 33 Ashley stores and 4 other Stash-brand locations in 9 states based out of Memphis, Tennessee.

TDG also has 11 Dufresne Furniture & Appliance stores in Manitoba and Ontario. TDG manages a buying group for over 110 independent retailers across Canada called Dufresne Retail Solutions Group. TDG is one of the largest Canadian based furniture retailers, and the 34th largest furniture retailer in USA. TDG is a private company and now has over 1,100 employees in Canada and over 1,400 in the US.

Furniture Today named Ashley Furniture HomeStore as the #1 conventional furniture store in 2015 in the United States with sales over $3.27 Billion, increasing 5.1% from 2013 to 2014. Established in 1945, Ashley, with 551 locations in the US, has evolved into one of the most complete furniture lines in the furniture industry. The lines now include bedroom, dining room, casual dining, upholstery, motion upholstery, leather, leather match, occasional tables, entertainment centers, home office, youth bedroom, recliners, curios, mattresses and accessories.

Locations sought in Southwestern Ontario, NE Edmonton and NW Calgary. Preferred locations are Retail Power Centres with a home improvement and/or fashion co-tenancy. Preferred store sizes range from 25,000 Sq. Ft. to 28,000 Sq. Ft.

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For leasing inquiries and further information please contact:
John Pearson, IC&I Properties/Shindico Realty
200-1355 Taylor Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3M 3Y9
Phone: (204)928-8229
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