Poundstretcher Opens New Ashley Furniture HomeStore in Zambia

LUSAKA, Zambia – On May 13, 2023, Poundstretcher celebrated the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of its new 968 sq. ft. Ashley Furniture HomeStore showroom located on B294-4301 Eureka Park Kafue Road, Lusaka, Zambia. Special guest Mr. John Mulongoti, Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry; Istem Circiroglu, Ambassador for the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey; Mark Marais, Vice President of Sales for Africa for Ashley Furniture joined Poundstretcher ownership and employees at the event.

Poundstretcher owns two additional Ashley Furniture HomeStores in the surrounding region. This is the first Ashley Furniture HomeStores in Zambia. The Lusaka store will employ approximately 10 people. Ashley Furniture HomeStore, one of the world’s best-selling home furnishing brands, has more than 1,125 locations worldwide.

“We are thrilled to bring the number one selling home furnishings brand closer to our region's customers,” stated Mr. Zunaid Aziz. “We look forward to offering a wide variety of home furnishings to this market at exceptional values as well as providing the best customer service in the industry.”

The store’s interior architectural design includes more than 30 room settings, unique finishes, accessories, and a dedicated Ashley Sleep section. The showroom features complete lifestyle vignettes, down to the final detail of lighting, rugs and wall art. Product categories include bedroom, dining room, upholstery, leather, occasional tables, home office, youth bedroom, recliners, mattresses and accessories. Technology enhances the environment, incorporating various elements to improve the customer shopping experience.

Ashley Furniture HomeStore hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Follow Ashley Furniture HomeStore Zambia on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date with products, promotions and events.


Poundstretecher Zambia is owned by Mr. Zunaid Aziz and Mr. Mohummed Ali. The Licensee owns and operates an Ashley HomeStore in Malawi. The Lusaka HomeStore is their third HomeStore in the region. 

Ashley Furniture HomeStore is committed to being your trusted partner and style leader for the home. This commitment has made Ashley Furniture HomeStore the #1 furniture and mattress store in North America and one of the world’s best-selling home furnishing brands with more than 1,125 locations in 67 countries.

Start designing your dream home today. Visit Ashley Furniture HomeStore online at www.ashley.com or www.ashley.biz. Connect on social media through Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and TikTok, and check out our design-focused boards on Pinterest.  

Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC (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 Most Trusted Companies by Newsweek in 2023. 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.ashleyglobal.com and “like” Ashley Furniture Industries on Facebook.