Von Maur announces $100M in-store renovation plan

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Davenport-based Von Maur Department Store has announced it will invest more than $100 million for an extensive, multi-phased renovation of a majority of its brick and mortar locations over the next five years. 

In a recent news release, Von Maur said it will showcase an entirely new interior aesthetic as the company continues to prioritize the shopping experience for its customers.

“As Von Maur has grown, new stores have evolved to reflect the trends present in residential design,” Jim von Maur, the company’s president, said in the release. “It is important that we reinvest in our existing locations and bring those same updates to the customers that have been the bedrock of our success.”

Renovations are underway currently at Von Maur stores in these locations: Towne East Square, Wichita, Kansas; Jefferson Point Shopping Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana; Westroads Mall, Omaha, Nebraska; Laurel Park Place, Livonia, Michigan; Oxmoor Center, Louisville, Kentucky; Corbin Park, Overland Park, Kansas; and Hickory Point Mall, Forsyth, Illinois.

Focus on merchandise

Long known for their signature wide aisles, soft seating arrangements, and open floor plans, Von Maur will refurbish their current stores using white and cream tones, mixed with warm woods, and modern lighting. The updated look, the company said, will allow the merchandise to be the focus, making shopping at Von Maur an even better in-store experience.

“One thing that isn’t changing is our commitment to superior customer service that includes our interest-free charge card, complimentary gift wrapping, and shipping services,” Mr. von Maur added. 

The major investment follows Von Maur’s previously announced plans for new locations at South Hills Village in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (fall 2024) and at West Acres Mall in Fargo, North Dakota (spring 2025). The retailer, which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2022, has been continuing with its strategic national growth strategy.

Von Maur’s expansion comes as the family-owned department store chain has won numerous awards including:

  • The top department store in the country by Newsweek “America’s Best Retailers 2022.”
  • Accessories Council “2023 Retailer of the Year”.
  • 2023 “10 Best Department Stores” by USA Today.
  • 2024 “America’s Best Online Shops” by Newsweek.

For more information on Von Maur and its unique shopping experience both in store and online, visit www.vonmaur.com.

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