A family-founded, family-led business for almost 75 years. American Signature, Inc. still stands on the core mission that started it all: to provide a furniture destination you can rely on. For style. For quality. For value.
Jonathan Schottenstein (fourth-generation president) and Jay Schottenstein (third-generation chairman of the board) drive the business today with leadership, guidance and incredible vision. All to bring you high-quality furniture for every moment in your life.
“”Discovering new ways to bring value to our customer…
Third-Generation Chairman of the Board
Our diversity & inclusion mission is simple: to nurture and sustain an organization that values and promotes diversity. Diversity in thought, culture and background—at all levels.
From recruitment and learning to development and consultation, we make an everyday, ongoing commitment to creating a supportive culture within our organization.
Ephraim L. Schottenstein begins selling furniture out of the basement of his clothing store in Columbus, Ohio.
Ephraim’s son, Jerome Schottenstein, joins the company. The father-son duo focuses on buying retail chains and factories to grow their furniture business.
Value City Furniture (VCF) includes 28 stores in 4 states. Jerome’s son, Jay Schottenstein, joins the family business.
VCF stores now span across the U.S. in 13 different states. The proprietary furniture brand, American Signature Furniture (ASF), is created.
American Signature, Inc. is established becoming the parent company of VCF, ASF and Kroehler Furniture—the brand’s furniture manufacturing facility in North Carolina. The company reaches a billion dollars in sales. Jay’s son, Jonathan Schottenstein, joins American Signature, Inc.
With more than 120 stores combined, VCF and ASF celebrate their 70th anniversary. Designer Looks makes its debut focusing on designer furniture without the designer prices.
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