We received this press release this morning:
Former Owner Rescues Levin Furniture from Closing
Will greet employees at Levin’s Monroeville store from 11:30am to 2:30pm today!
Pittsburgh, PA. (March 5, 2020) – Robert Levin, former President and Owner of Pittsburgh-based Levin Furniture, announced today that he is coming out of retirement to save the company from going out of business.Late Wednesday evening, Levin reached an agreement to acquire the Pennsylvania and Ohio assets of Levin Furniture and Wolf Furniture through a court restructuring of the parent company Art Van Furniture, LLC.
“I’m coming back as the owner of Levin Furniture for the employees who were at risk of losing their jobs.They are the most loyal, dedicated, and hardworking people I’ve ever known.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 also stated “I am thrilled to welcome the Pennsylvania Wolf Associates to our Levin Family and look forward to getting to know them.”
Levin added “I especially want to thank all of our loyal customers and assure them that we will continue to provide them with the services that they’ve come to expect from us.I also want to assure them that all of their deposits and purchases are safe and secure. Our customers are the lifeblood of our business, and we are truly grateful for their continued support.”
Levin Furniture, founded in 1920 in Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania by Robert Levin’s grandparents Sam and Jessie Levin, will celebrate its 100-year anniversary later this year.
Mr. Levin's voice is a familiar one on Pittsburgh radio, having voiced his commercials for many years - here he is a few years back taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge!