By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Levin Furniture celebrates the reopening of two stores in the Pittsburgh area.
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The stores at Pointe in North Fayette and McMurray reopened on Wednesday.
When Robert Levin retired in 2017, he sold his family businesses to a company that then went bankrupt. But instead of seeing that his stores were closed and former employees were unemployed, he stepped in and brought the stores back.
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Levin says the reopening is a big step forward.
“We’re open again and back in the neighborhood and we can serve our customers from past and new customers, including people coming into the community,” said Levin.
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Levin said the opportunity also enabled the company to hire hundreds of former salespeople, many of whom were unemployed at the height of the pandemic.