Von Maur Department Stores to Carry Select Brooks Brothers Lines

Partnership Unites Two Storied Brands Known for Quality, Style and Selection

Aug 15, 2013, 09:30 ET from Von Maur

DAVENPORT, Iowa, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Von Maur Department Stores announced today it has partnered with Brooks Brothers to sell the renowned brand in their stores. The partnership with Von Maur marks only the second department store in the nation to carry the exclusive line. The Brooks Brothers' presentation will be available in six stores for Fall 2013, with planned expansion to thirteen in Spring 2014. 

The initial offering includes men's furnishings and tailored clothing, as well as casual men's sportswear, women's sportswear, and children's wear.  The assortment features Brooks Brothers' signature items including non-iron dress shirts, finely tailored suits, ties and accessories. Casual men's wear, women's wear, and children's offerings include fashionable knits and hand-woven sweaters.

"Brooks Brothers' long-time commitment to quality, personal service and product value is reminiscent of the traditions and values Von Maur has upheld for more than 140 years," said Jim von Maur, president of Von Maur. "Customers know Von Maur for our first-in-fashion, high-quality merchandise. Our partnership with Brooks Brothers is an exciting opportunity for two venerable brands to come together to reach new customers as well as continue to impress our long-standing shoppers with new offerings."

Today's announcement further enhances Von Maur's reputation of providing both quality and fashion.  Known for exceptional service, an interest free charge card, and free gift wrap and shipping, Von Maur has continued to expand their selection to include nationally recognized brands such as Kate Spade, Coach, Hugo Boss, and Eileen Fisher.  Brooks Brothers' iconic style will allow Von Maur customers to enjoy selections that provide timeless fashion from season to season.

About Von Maur
Von Maur was founded more than 140 years ago in downtown Davenport, Iowa. The family owned company currently operates 27 stores in 11 states. The Company also runs a successful online business at vonmaur.com, in addition to a new chain of women's specialty stores under the nameplate DRY GOODS.  Von Maur is known for its outstanding customer service experience and customer amenities, including an interest-free charge card, no-questions-asked return policy and free gift wrapping and shipping services.  For more information, please visit www.vonmaur.com.

About Brooks Brothers
As America's oldest retailer, Brooks Brothers has long been a fashion innovator. Established in 1818, Brooks Brothers was the first to offer ready-to-wear clothing and has continued to introduce product including: seersucker, madras, the non-iron shirt and the original button-down collar. Nearly two centuries later, Brooks Brothers is proud to uphold the same traditions and values and to be the destination for ladies and gentlemen from every generation. Since its founding 194 years ago in New York, Brooks Brothers has become a legendary international brand while maintaining a steadfast commitment to exceptional service, quality, style and value. www.brooksbrothers.com   


Brendan Griffith
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