150-year-old retailer will anchor South Hills Village in Pittsburgh;
Move continues the company’s strategic national expansion
DAVENPORT, Iowa, August 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Von Maur Department Store, recognized as the nation’s best department store by Newsweek’s “America’s Best Retailers 2022,” today announced plans to open a 118,000 square foot store in Southern Hills Village in Pittsburgh. Scheduled to open in fall 2024, the store will be the company’s first location to Pennsylvania.
Known for its exceptional selection of branded and specialty apparel, footwear, accessories and gifts, the store will feature products from leading brands such as bobbi brown, Pierre MillierTravis Mathew, Hammitt, Lilly Pulitzer, John Hardy and Vuori, among others. Located at the former Sears, renovations to the new two-level building Von Maur will open in fall 2022 and feature the company’s brick exterior facade and interior ambiance with original artwork, an open floor plan and music from the store’s grand piano. The store is expected to employ over 100 associates, the majority of whom will be full-time.
“The unparalleled shopping experience created at Southern Hills Village with its appealing mix of shopping, dining and entertainment makes it a one-of-a-kind destination and an exceptional location for us to open our first location in Pennsylvania,” said Jim von Maurpresident of Von Maur. “Although our next opening may be the first time customers hear of or experience Von Maur, they’ll find that we strive to provide the best customer service and branded merchandise in the industry. We look forward to being part of the Pittsburgh community and providing a unique shopping environment for our customers for years to come. »
Today’s announcement of the first Von Maur location in Pennsylvania builds on the family business’s targeted national growth strategy. Having previously opened in states such as Georgia, New York, Alabama and Oklahoma, Von Maur now operates 36 stores in 15 states. More recently, the award-winning retailer opened its fourth Michigan location in Rochester Hills in March 2022. In addition, the Company plans to open its second Wisconsin location in Madison in October 2022.
In addition to its selection of popular brands and merchandise, Von Maur is widely recognized for its superior customer service, including an interest-free payment card, flexible returns policy, free gift wrapping, loyalty program and shipping services. The Company also provides associates with above-market salaries, excellent benefits, opportunities for career advancement, and a positive and professional work environment.
For more information, visit www.vonmaur.com.
About Von Maur
Von Maur was founded 150 years ago in downtown Davenport, Iowa. The company currently operates 36 stores in 15 states, as well as a 120,000 square foot e-commerce facility that drives its successful online business at vonmaur.com.
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