Gardner White opening at Saginaw’s former Art Van Furniture
SAGINAW, MI — Gardner White is opening at Saginaw County’s former Art Van Furniture store. Art Van closed all its company-owned stores after liquidation sales in the first quarter of 2020. Loves Furniture reopened some of those locations, including the Saginaw County store, but filed for bankruptcy less than six months later.mlive.com
Value City Furniture store to open locations in Ann Arbor and Westland
ANN ARBOR, MI -- Two new Value City Furniture stores will be opening up in Ann Arbor and Westland, replacing the Loves Furniture stores after their company filed for bankruptcy less than six months after reopening former Art Van stores. These store openings are following a series of hiring events hosted by Value City Furniture, helping those who’ve recently lost their jobs at Loves Furniture stay employed. These new locations for Value City Furniture (VCF) will be featuring new concepts focused on Designer Looks, Alejandro Alvarez Correa, chief marketing officer, American Signature Inc., said in an email. Designer Looks offers high-end designer trends offered at affordable prices, and are built from the brand’s 125-year-old North Carolina workshop. Read more from The Ann Arbor News:High school winter contact sports will be reinstated by Whitmer in Thursday press conferenceYou can’t stay to watch the end, but these Ann Arbor-area bars are welcoming Super Bowl fansHouse bill would require schools to employ at least one school counselor - mlive.commlive.com
Nightside Report Jan. 8, 2021: What customers need to know about Loves Furniture’s bankruptcy filing, Family in shock after woman killed in triple shooting on Detroit’s west side
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Jan. 8, 2021 at 9:18 p.m.What customers need to know about Loves Furniture’s bankruptcy filingDETROIT – Customers of Loves Furniture, the company that took over many closed Art Van Furniture locations, are concerned after the company filed for bankruptcy. Whitmer encourages Michigan public schools to reopen for in-person learning by March 1Gov. Gretchen Whitmer “strongly encouraged” Michigan public schools to reopen for in-person learning by the beginning of March. Public schools in Michigan were shut down during the fall due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. Their buildings have been closed for about two months -- since the state reported thousands of COVID-19 cases per day in November.
What customers need to know about Loves Furniture’s bankruptcy filing
WARREN, Mich. – Customers of Loves Furniture, the company that took over many closed Art Van Furniture locations, are concerned after the company filed for bankruptcy. If you’re a customer who has paid and haven’t received furniture yet, you should call your bank or credit card company immediately. Loves Furniture put blame on the COVID pandemic and the slow down of shipments from overseas. While that may be true, the new revelations of major financial problems won’t help the situation for many. READ: Customers of Loves Furniture report lengthy delivery delaysIn the bankruptcy filing, Loves revealed it has between 100-200 creditors and owes $10 million to $50 million.
Loves Furniture files for bankruptcy less than 6 months after reopening former Art Van stores
Grand opening banners are still fluttering outside some Loves Furniture stores that are now slated for liquidation after the company filed for bankruptcy this week – less than six months after it began reopening former Art Van Furniture stores, the Detroit Free Press reports. It’s been less than a year since Art Van’s bankruptcy, which resulted in liquidation across all its stores. Loves Furniture stores began opening in late summer 2020. RELATED: Loves Furniture investing millions to reopen 18 former Art Van stores in MichiganPrior to bankruptcy, Loves announced it would close most of the 32 stores it had opened – keeping 12 in Michigan and one in Ohio, the Freep reports. Art Van filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in March 2020.mlive.com
Loves Furniture officially files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
WARREN, Mich. – Loves Furniture, the company that took over many closed Art Van Furniture locations, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Loves Furniture bankruptcy was filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Wednesday. Art Van Furniture filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in March of last year. READ: Customers of Loves Furniture report lengthy delivery delaysBefore filing for bankruptcy, Loves Furniture had announced that some locations would be closing. Watch: Customers of Loves Furniture report lengthy delivery delays (Jan. 5, 2021)READ: 17 former Art Van stores in Michigan to reopen as Loves FurnitureHere are the 17 former Art Van Furniture stores in Michigan that were acquired by Loves Furniture in May, 2020:
Customers of Loves Furniture report lengthy delivery delays
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Loves Furniture swooped in when Art Van went bankrupt, but now it seems the trouble might be following Loves Furniture. The company is already announcing store closures and customers are reporting experiencing lengthy delivery delays. Watch the video above for the full report. 17 former Art Van stores in Michigan to reopen as Loves FurnitureAbout two months after Art Van Furniture filed for bankruptcy and announced the closure of its store, 17 of the locations in Michigan will reopen as Loves Furniture branches. Officials from Loves Furniture made the announcement Tuesday, saying the company had acquired 27 total Art Van Furniture, Levin Furniture and Wolf Furniture locations across six states.
Value City Furniture hiring for Ann Arbor location opening in March
Applicants are asked to bring several copies of their resume to the hiring event on Dec. 18. ANN ARBOR – Value City Furniture will be taking over two former Loves Furniture locations in Metro Detroit and is doing a push this week to hire 65 new positions. Value City Furniture will be hosting a hiring event on Dec. 18 in Novi, Michigan to fill the positions, which include assistant manager, sales manager, warehouse and home furnishing consultant. This year, Value City Furniture has taken over six new locations across the state of Michigan, all of which were former ArtVan stores. According to an announcement, Value City Furniture is committed to hiring former ArtVan and Love’s employees.
Loves Furniture Hiring in Michigan
CBS Detroit – After Art Van liquidated several stores and then filed for bankruptcy, Loves Furniture & Mattresses reopened 18 former Michigan Art Van locations. According to an article by MLive, Loves is looking to hire in over 100 positions across the state. Loves says it isn’t the typical commission-based furniture sales-model as Loves CEO Matt Damiani told MLive, “We are building a totally new customer experience rooted in personalized service. Loves is offering medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid time off, and an employee discount on furniture and merchandise. Loves Furniture and Mattresses is headquartered in Royal Oak, MI.detroit.cbslocal.com
17 former Art Van stores in Michigan to reopen as Loves Furniture
DETROIT – About two months after Art Van Furniture filed for bankruptcy and announced the closure of its store, 17 of the locations in Michigan will reopen as Loves Furniture branches. Officials from Loves Furniture made the announcement Tuesday, saying the company had acquired 27 total Art Van Furniture, Levin Furniture and Wolf Furniture locations across six states. “Today’s acquisition of these locations across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions represents a tremendous milestone for our company, our associates and for the communities that we serve,” Loves Furniture CEO Matthew Damiani said. "At a challenging time when many companies are looking to contract, the Loves team sees this as an opportunity to grow. Here are the 10 furniture locations outside of Michigan: