Art Van Furniture, LLC is the Midwest's No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer with 176 stores in 9 states operating under the following brands; Art Van Furniture, Art Van PureSleep, Scott Shuptrine Interiors, Levin Furniture , Wolf Furniture and Gardiner Wolf Furniture. Founded in 1959, the company is headquartered in Warren, Mich.
The founding philosophy was to provide the community with quality furniture at great prices with high standards of customer service and that belief continues six decades later. Having built his company with the belief that “buildings are just brick and mortar, but the heartbeat of a company is its people,” Van Elslander’s business savvy and groundbreaking practices have earned him the loyalty of his employees and the respect of the furniture industry.
In 2017, Art Van Furniture became a part of the Thomas H. Lee Partners, a private equity group based in Boston, MA. Art Van will continue to be The #1 Furniture Retailer in the Midwest and have a strong place in the community with the Art Van Charity Challenge and sponsorship of the Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit as the presenting sponsor. – less