Younkers consistently offers a wide selection of unique and limited-distribution merchandise and competitively priced national and private brands tailored to the lifestyle needs of their customer. They provide their customer with an innovative and convenient shopping environment, attended by friendly and knowledgeable associates. Their website reaches out to all of their customers and allows them to serve markets that extend well beyond the geographical boundaries of their stores.

Younkers is an American department store chain founded as a family-run dry goods business in 1856 in Keokuk, Iowa. The retailer has since evolved over more than 150 years to include a presence in locations throughout Iowa and surrounding states in the Midwest region of the United States.

Younkers operates as a subsidiary of The Bon-Ton.

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., with corporate headquarters in York, Pennsylvania and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operates 273 stores, which includes ten furniture galleries and four clearance centers, in 26 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's and Younkers.