American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) is a leading global specialty retailer offering high-quality on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care products at affordable prices under its American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie Brands. The company operates more than 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, and Hong Kong. American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie merchandise also is available at more than 190 international locations operated by licensees. | and

American Signature Furniture (ASF) is more than a furniture store – ASF designs and manufactures fine quality home furnishings that fit every lifestyle. American Signature Furniture has become a respected name in the furniture industry, and is part of a family of furniture companies with more than 100 stores. American Signature showcases a variety of professionally designed lifestyle collections made to turn houses into homes, one perfect piece at a time. |

DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW), is a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer that offers a wide selection of brand name and designer dress, casual and athletic footwear and accessories for women, men and kids. DSW operates more than 500 stores nationwide, as well as leased departments for other retailers in the United States under the Affiliated Business Group. |

Schottenstein Property Group LLC. (SPG) is a vertically-integrated owner, operator, acquirer and redeveloper of high quality, power/big box, community and neighborhood shopping centers in major population areas throughout the United States. SPG owns interest in a diverse portfolio in excess of 21 million square feet of gross leasable space in more than 156 properties across 27 states. SPG properties are predominately anchored by national retail tenants. |

Second Avenue Capital Partners is a finance company specializing in asset-based loans for the broader retail and consumer products industry. Focused on serving middle-market companies, SACP leverages the experience of retail operators, product merchants, and lenders to provide an array of capital solutions. SACP’s approach employs a unique merchant perspective to recognize and unlock value in assets other capital providers often overlook or don’t understand. With client tailored financing solutions, SACP is a vital resource for companies as they seek the capital necessary to effectuate strategy and achieve their financial objectives. Offices in Boston, New York, Columbus, and Los Angeles. |

Since 1948, Value City Furniture (VCF) has furnished America’s homes for generations of families. VCF is family-owned and operated and recognized as a trusted leader in the design, manufacturing and sales of premium quality furniture. VCF stores offer a wide assortment of contemporary, modern, casual, country, traditional and luxurious furniture at guaranteed best prices. VCF is part of a family of furniture companies that includes more than 100 family-owned and operated stores. |