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Description

American Signature, Inc. operates retail furniture stores under the names American Signature Furniture, Value City Furniture and Rooms Today in Florida, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin. American Signature, Inc. also designs and manufactures private label brand American Signature furniture under the corporate name. The scope of this BBB report concerns all furniture stores operated by the company nationwide.

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BBB has determined that Value City Furniture meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Value City Furniture include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 940 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

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Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

940 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 359 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 47
Billing/Collection Issues 17
Delivery Issues 142
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 191
Problems with Product/Service 543
Total Closed Complaints 940

Additional Complaint Information

Customer experience concerning all store locations of this company nationwide are being handled by our BBB serving Central Ohio and the company's corporate headquarters office in Columbus, Ohio, as of August 2006. Prior to that, each BBB processed and reported on complaints concerning stores in their local service area.

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

11 Customer Reviews on Value City Furniture
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 2
Negative Experience 9
Total Customer Reviews 11

Additional Information

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BBB file opened: November 01, 1966 Business started: 01/01/1948 in OH Business started locally: 01/01/1948 Business incorporated: 08/01/2002 in OH
Type of Entity

Corporation

Business Management
Mr. Jonathan Schottenstein, President Mr. Bryan Beam , EVP & COO Mr. Ed Cornell, EVP & CFO Ms. Melita Garrett Esq., Deputy General Counsel Ms. Terri Ott Ms. Valerie C. Roberts, Manager of Corporate Customer Service
Contact Information
Customer Contact: Ms. Valerie C. Roberts, Manager of Corporate Customer Service
Principal: Mr. Jonathan Schottenstein, President
Business Category

Furniture - Retail Home Accessories Mattresses Furniture - Wholesale Furniture Manufacturers Beds - Retail Furniture - Childrens

Hours of Operation
M: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
T: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
W: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Th: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
F: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
S: Closed
Su: Closed
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Method(s) of Payment
All Major Credit Cards, Cash, Personal Check and other. 
Refund and Exchange Policy
7 days from date of possession, terms apply. 
Alternate Business Names
American Signature Furniture Canton Castleton Centerville - Dayt. Chagrin Highlands Charleston Charlotte (University) Charlotte - #1 Cheltenham Chesapeake Chesapeake Square Chippewa Clarksville Clay Columbia Columbus - N. West Columbus East Columbus North Columbus West Countryside Covington Daytona Dearborn DeWitt Dixie - Louis. Duluth, GA Eastgate Erie Evansville Fairview Heights Falls Church Florence Frederick Fredericksburg Ft. Myers Ft. Wayne Glen Burnie - Balt. Grand Rapids Greenwood - Indy Gurnee Mills Hagerstown Harrisburg Henrietta Hickory Ridge Huntington Indianapolis West Jacksonville Joliet Kalamazoo Kennesaw Knoxville, TN Lansing Lexington Lexington #2 Madison, TN Mansfield Mechanicsburg Memphis, TN Mentor Merrillville Miami, FL Milwaukee Greenfield Monroeville - Pit. Montgomeryville Moorestown N.E. Philly Nashville Newport News Niles North Olmsted Northlake Novi Orland Park Orlando 2 Orlando, FL Oxford Parkersburg Pineville Pittsburgh Plainfield Plymouth Meeting Port Charlotte Potomac Mills Preston - Louis. Richmond, VA Robinson Town Rochester Sandusky Sarasota Schottenstein Stores / Value City Furniture Smyrna South Bend Southlake Springdale - Cinci. St. Clairsville St. Louis St. Peters St. Petersburg Sterling Stonecrest Streamwood Sunrise, FL Tampa Taylor Toledo North Utica Virginia Beach Waldorf Warren - Det. Washington D.C. - #1 Westland White Marsh, MD Woodbridge
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