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Furniture distribution center to create 160 jobs in Four Oaks

WRAL.comMay 28, 2019

A South Carolina company that sells furniture, mattresses and home accessories under the Ashley HomeStore brand plans to open a distribution center in Johnston County, creating 161 jobs, officials said Tuesday.

Broad River Retail LLC will invest $2 million in the 182,300-square-foot facility off Interstate 95 in Four Oaks, officials said.

“We are grateful for the world-class team at Ashley Furniture Industries who helped us design what we hope will become an iconic location for this global brand,” Broad River President and Chief Executive Charlie Malouf said in a statement.

“The investment made by Broad River Retail will allow the company to continue with our customer-centric focus, creating additional space to service our regional customer base in a timelier fashion,” Todd Wanek, president and CEO of Ashley Furniture Industries Inc., said in a statement.

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