DAVENPORT, Iowa, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Von Maur Department Store announced it will be closed on Thanksgiving to ensure employees can spend time with family and friends over the holiday. This announcement continues a more than 140-year-old tradition as the family-owned company encourages its employees to spend time with those closest to them.
All stores will close early Wednesday, November 25 at 4:00 p.m., will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and will re-open Friday, November 27 at 9:00 a.m. In addition, all Von Maur locations will close at 4:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve and will remain closed on Christmas and New Year's Day.
"For more than three generations, we've taken great pride in instilling family values throughout Von Maur, and I want to continue to honor the commitments that my parents and grandparents have made to putting family first," said Jim von Maur, president of Von Maur. "Our employees are our family and we want them to spend time with those they love, just as we will be doing this Thanksgiving and for many Thanksgivings to come. For us, it's not about slashing prices, having crowds at the door and highlighting doorbuster deals. Instead, we are and always will be focused on treating our customers and our employees with the utmost consideration and respect, and we look forward to sharing an unmatched shopping experience with them again once we re-open after the holidays."
Known for its outstanding customer service and selection of brand name and specialty apparel, shoes, cosmetics, accessories and gifts, Von Maur recognizes that its success stems from the strength and commitment of its associates. In appreciation, Von Maur offers its associates, who are mostly full-time, above-market wages, comprehensive health and retirement plans, and extensive opportunities for training and internal advancement.
About Von Maur
Von Maur was founded more than 140 years ago in downtown Davenport, Iowa. The Company currently operates 30 stores in 14 states, along with a 120,000 square foot E-Commerce facility that drives its successful online business at vonmaur.com.
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