PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Robert Levin says he has reached an agreement to save his company from bankruptcy.
Levin had reached an agreement to rescue his business earlier in March, but weeks later said the parent company of Levin Furniture and Wolf Furniture terminated the agreement to sell the businesses back to him, citing the coronavirus pandemic.READ MORE: Lawrenceville Community Groups Hosts Virtual Meeting On Proposed Amazon Facility
With that deal dead, Levin Furniture stores were going to enter into Chapter 7 bankruptcy and be liquidated.
However, on Tuesday, Levin said he reached an agreement to reacquire the Levin Furniture brand out of bankruptcy. That deal is expected to be approved in the next two weeks and it will allow for certain stores to reopen in Pennsylvania and Ohio.READ MORE: 3 Injured After Shooting In Parking Lot Of Clearview Mall
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“We have worked tirelessly over the past two months for an opportunity to buy back the Levin Furniture brand,” said Robert Levin in a press release.
“My goals have always been to protect as many jobs as possible for Levin associates, and to continue to serve our loyal customers. Today’s agreement is the first step in accomplishing those goals.”MORE NEWS: Cleveland Browns' Malkin McDowell Arrested On Charges Of Beating Police Officer, Public Exposure
Levin plans to help all of the customers who were left without their furniture or refunds when the business had to shut its doors.