Alaskan Fur Co., ‘iconic’ Overland Park retailer run by same family for 96 years, gets new owners

Alaskan Fur Co.

After nearly 96 years in business, Alaskan Fur Co. at 9029 Metcalf Ave. in Overland Park, is undergoing a change in ownership. With the sale of the company, Alaskan Fur's 16,000-square-foot building will fall under the control of an ownership group led by John Hanlon and Tiara Peach, owners of St. Louis-based The Fur Centre. Photo via Alaskan Fur Co. Facebook.

Family-owned Alaskan Fur Co., a retail mainstay in the Kansas City area for nearly a century, is undergoing a change with new, outside ownership.

After 96 years in business, the fur fashion retailer based at 9029 Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park announced this week it has been sold to an ownership group led by John Hanlon and Tiara Peach, owners of St. Louis-based The Fur Centre.