American Signature

American Signature

American Signature, Inc. is a privately owned furniture company based in Columbus, Ohio. It is the parent company of the retail brands Value City Furniture and American Signature Furniture, and the manufacturer brand American Signature.

About American Signature

American Signature, Inc. is a privately owned furniture company based in Columbus, Ohio. It is the parent company of the retail brands Value City Furniture and American Signature Furniture, and the manufacturer brand American Signature. In the early 1900s, E.L. Schottenstein emigrated from Lithuania to Columbus, Ohio. To support his family, Schottenstein opened his first clothing store located at the corner of Parsons and Reeb. While he saw great success in clothing retail, he noticed a growing demand for furniture, which is why in the 1930s he decided to use the basement of his department store to sell furniture. His timing was perfect. After World War II, the country saw a major baby boom and the demand for furniture dramatically increased. His furniture sales skyrocketed, and he knew it was time to create a separate business dedicated to selling just furniture.

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