I.O. Metro In The News
Dallas County fans of I.O. Metro can rejoice. The retailer of trendy home decor has opened a location on McKinney Avenue at Knox Street, the central Dallas shopping hub that is a furniture mecca.
Wimberly Mirror Product Feature
40-page book now arriving in mailboxes across the country
25 pieces will be selected and sold at I.O. Metro; Artist will receive 10% of sales
Home furnishings retailer I.O. Metro launched a new e-commerce website Sept. 30 and said it will begin more aggressive promotion of online sales in the coming month.
New site offers 2,500+ products, shopping cart & shipping in 48 states.
I.O. Metro has wrapped up an art contest that drew more than 2,000 photography and original art entries and will lead to 25 pieces being reproduced and sold in its stores.
More than 2,000 local art entries, HGTV Design Star contestant among winners
I.O. Metro is ready to expand, and the local furniture company is looking beyond bricks and mortar.
As a regional chain store, Bentonville, Ark.-based I.O. Metro has characteristics typical of mid-size mass retailers: 20 stores in 10 states, and low to moderate prices made possible by mass production and buying in bulk.But the specialty furniture retailer built itself on a desire to be "different," and a recent initiative conceived by CEO Jay Howard blurs the line between mass produced and locally produced goods.....
An entrepreneurial Rogers couple turns a traditional home into a warmly modern residence where they can open the doors and welcome the community.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette profiles Jay Howard, I.O. Metro Founder & CEO.
ATLANTA - I.O. Metro, which just opened its 19th, 20th and 21st stores in this Georgia market, is still finding new ways to surprise and delight customers who shop the retailer for its value pricing and eclectic modern look.
When Arkansas-based I.O. Metro was named to Home Accents Today's annual Retail Stars list in May 2007, the furniture and accessories retailer operated five stores....
It started out as a part-time venture and within 5 years turned into 16 successful furniture stores in the central United States. Not bad, considering the current recession put thousands of people out of a job and shut retail doors across the country.