Altoona, Blair County, Pa - A well-known family furniture store chain in our region has new owners. Art-Van Furniture, headquartered in Michigan, has bought Wolf Furniture, which is based in Altoona.
In a release, Wolf Furniture said its current 18 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia will maintain their names and that the company's 500-plus staff will retain their jobs.
"The timing was right and the opportunity presented itself," said fourth-generation family member Doug Wolf. He added that, "The heart and soul of our 115-year-old company will remain with this acquisition, and the organization is looking forward to benefiting from Art Van's enormous buying power, warehouse, and delivery services