Wayfair Opening Its First Brick-And-Mortar Store In Florence

The furniture e-tailer is about to open a retail location here.

Photo by City of Florence - Mayor's Office, Facebook.

(Florence, Ky.) - Tri-state residents using Wayfair to furnish their homes will be able to pick up some furniture items the same day instead of waiting for it to ship and arrive at their doorstep.

The City of Florence announced Tuesday on Facebook that the Boston-based online furniture company is planning to open a Wayfair Outlet at 5101 Renegade Way. Wayfair’s first ever retail store is expected to open this fall.

A 260,000 square foot distribution center is currently under construction in Florence. Wayfair will use about 20,000 square feet of the building for retail space.

City of Florence community development director Josh Hunt told FurnitureToday.com that Wayfair will use the retail space to sell off returned items and other pieces of furniture no longer being sold online.

Wayfair already has a pretty large presence in Boone County. In 2016, the company opened a nearly 900,000 square foot distribution center on Donaldson Road adjacent to the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points under several brand names.

More from Local News


Drug Bust Made After Domestic Violence Incident In Franklin Co.

The incident occurred on January 10 on Stipps Hill Road.

L'burg Splash Park Opening Delayed Until 2020

Construction on a new splash park at Pat O'Neill Memorial Pool could not be completed in time for the 2019 pool season.

Judge Deems Vote On Massive Hog Farm Invalid

One member of the Franklin County Board of Zoning Appeals should not have been allowed on the board when it decided on a conditional use permit for a 5,000-hog operation.

2019 Girls Basketball Tourney Sectional Pairings

The IHSAA Girls Basketball State Tournament starts on January 29.

Local Sports Report - January 18 & 19

A good portion of the weekend sports schedule was wiped out by winter weather.

Harlem Wizards Will Invade Milan High School

The Wizards will take on a team of local teachers and citizens in a game packed with high-flying fun and audience participation.

On Air

Your Hometown Radio Station playing
George Strait - Nobody In His Right Mind

Mitchell Tenpenny Drunk Me 4:19
Luke Bryan Move 4:15
Kenny Chesney The Good Stuff 4:12
Little Big Town Pontoon 4:09