Levin Furniture’s former owner saves company from going out of business

Former owner comes out of retirement to buy Levin Furniture

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh-based Levin Furniture has been saved from going out of business with the return of its former owner, who is coming out of retirement.

“I’m coming back as the owner of Levin Furniture for the employees who were at risk of losing their jobs,” Robert Levin said in a statement. “They are the most loyal, dedicated, and hardworking people I’ve ever known.”

A deal reached Wednesday has Levin acquiring Levin Furniture and Wolf Furniture locations in Pennsylvania and Ohio through a court restructuring of parent company Art Van Furniture, a news release said.

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“It will be a privilege and honor to once again lead this company as we prepare to celebrate 100 years in the furniture and mattress business,” Levin said.

Levin is assuring customers that their deposits and purchases are safe and secure.

Levin Furniture was founded in 1920 in Mount Pleasant by Robert Levin’s grandparents. Levin said they are in the middle of finalizing the ownership process so that he can be back in full control of the company.

RAW: Former owner of Levin Furniture saves company from going out of business