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October 9, 2013

The Bon-Ton Stores has signed a lease with Rouse Properties for a new Herberger’s store at Cache Valley Mall in Logan, Utah — its first in the state.

New York -- The Bon-Ton Stores has signed a lease with Rouse Properties for a new Herberger’s store at Cache Valley Mall in Logan, Utah — its first in the state. 

The company expects to begin remodeling the 62,000-sq.-ft. facility in early spring 2014 and to be completed in the second half of 2014.

August 8, 2012

The Bon-Ton Storesannounced it will convert its Elder-Beerman nameplate in two markets in Michigan.

York, Pa. -- The Bon-Ton Storesannounced it will convert its Elder-Beerman nameplate in two markets in Michigan. Elder-Beerman stores in Howell and Monroe will be converted to the company’s Carson’s nameplate.

“We are making this strategic change in nameplates as a result of a marketing review,” said Brendan Hoffman, president and CEO. “The usage of Carson’s nameplate will allow us to communicate more effectively and provide us the opportunity to expand our outreach to more consumers.”

March 19, 2012

The Bon-Ton Stores has signed a lease with General Growth Properties to open a Herberger’s in Pine Ridge Mall, Pocatello, Idaho.

York, Pa. -- The Bon-Ton Stores has signed a lease with General Growth Properties to open a Herberger’s in Pine Ridge Mall, Pocatello, Idaho.

Remodeling is expected to begin in April 2012 and be completed by the end of October 2012.

The Pine Ridge location will be the first store in Idaho for the company.
 

January 31, 2012

Following recent news that Bon-Ton Stores president and CEO Bud Bergren would be stepping down and succeed by former Lord & Taylor CEO Brendan Hoffman, the retailer said Tuesday that, effective Feb. 7, Bergen will become chairman of the board.

York, Pa. -- Following recent news that Bon-Ton Stores president and CEO Bud Bergren would be stepping down and succeed by former Lord & Taylor CEO Brendan Hoffman, the retailer said Tuesday that, effective Feb. 7, Bergen will become chairman of the board.

Hoffman will become a director of the company. Former executive chairman, who recently resigned that title, will remain on the board as strategic initiatives officer.

November 1, 2011

As part of a real estate realignment strategy, The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. on Tuesday said it will close two of its department stores, one in Pennsylvania and the other in Ohio, when their leases expire in early 2012.

York, Pa. -- As part of a real estate realignment strategy, The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. on Tuesday said it will close two of its department stores, one in Pennsylvania and the other in Ohio, when their leases expire in early 2012.

The company said it plans to close its store in the West Manchester Mall in York, Pa., in January, and its Elder-Beerman store in the Northwest Mall in Dayton, Ohio, which will shut down in February.

October 17, 2011

The Bon-Ton Stores will celebrate the opening of its new Carson’s location on Nov. 9 at the Markland Mall in Kokomo, Ind. The store was previously located at the Kokomo Mall.

York, Pa. -- The Bon-Ton Stores will celebrate the opening of its new Carson’s location on Nov. 9 at the Markland Mall in Kokomo, Ind. The store was previously located at the Kokomo Mall.

Also on Nov. 9, the retailer will open a Herberger’s store at the Southdale Center in Edina, Minn., its sixth store in the Minneapolis market.

April 14, 2011

The Bon-Ton Stores said that it has signed a letter of intent with Simon Property Group for a 60,000-sq.-ft. facility at Markland Mall, located in Kokomo, Ind.

Kokomo Ind. -- The Bon-Ton Stores said Thursday that it has signed a letter of intent with Simon Property Group for a 60,000-sq.-ft. facility at Markland Mall, located in Kokomo, Ind.

According to the department store retailer, the existing building will be remodeled by November, at which time Bon-Ton will open a new store under the Carson’s nameplate, replacing its current Elder-Beerman store presently located in Kokomo Mall.

March 9, 2011

Bon-Ton Stores Inc. said Wednesday its fiscal fourth-quarter profit climbed 6%.

 York, Penn. -- Bon-Ton Stores Inc. said Wednesday its fiscal fourth-quarter profit climbed 6%.

The department store chain said its net income rose to $85 million for the period ended Jan. 29, up from $80.3 million a year earlier.

Revenue edged up 1% to $1.03 billion from $1.02 billion.

Revenue at stores open at least a year rose 0.8%.

Bon-Ton Stores' annual net income was $21.5 million. In the prior year, it lost $4.1 million. 

February 11, 2011

The Bon-Ton Stores has signed a letter of intent with Simon Property Group for the 135,000-sq.-ft. former Mervyn's facility located in the Southdale Center in Edina, Minn.

York, Pa. -- The Bon-Ton Stores has signed a letter of intent with Simon Property Group for the 135,000-sq.-ft. former Mervyn's facility located in the Southdale Center in Edina, Minn.

Remodeling of the site is expected to begin in March and be completed in November, at which time Bon-Ton will open a new store under its Herberger’s banner.
The new Herberger’s location will bring the total number of Herberger’s stores to six in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market.

January 25, 2011

The Bon-Ton Stores said Monday that it has extended president and CEO Bud Bergren's contract through Feb. 5, 2012, and has promoted Barbara Schrantz to COO.

York, Pa. -- The Bon-Ton Stores said Monday that it has extended president and CEO Bud Bergren's contract through Feb. 5, 2012, and has promoted Barbara Schrantz to COO.

Under the newly announced agreement, Bergren's contract will automatically renew annually, unless the board chooses otherwise. Schrantz will assume the role of COO on Jan. 30. She is currently executive VP sales promotion and marketing.

November 18, 2010

The Bon-Ton Stores reported Thursday that its loss for the third quarter widened to $6.3 million, compared with a loss of $4.2 million in the prior year.

York, Pa. -- ThThe Bon-Ton Stores reported Thursday that its loss for the third quarter widened to $6.3 million, compared with a loss of $4.2 million in the prior year.e Bon-Ton Stores reported Thursday that its loss for the third quarter widened to $6.3 million, compared with a loss of $4.2 million in the prior year.

Total revenue fell to $716.9 million from $722.6 million.
 

November 7, 2010

The Bon-Ton Stores will close its Frederick, Md., department store at the end of January....

June 30, 2010

Bon-Ton Stores plans to close its store in the New Loudon Center in the northern...

March 8, 2010

Bon-Ton Stores returned to a fiscal fourth-quarter profit Wednesday, benefiting from lower charges, tight inventory...

August 4, 2008

Bon-Ton Stores announced Tuesday that Byron L. "Bud" Bergren will continue to serve as president...

April 15, 2008

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. promoted Jimmy D. Mansker, 38, to the position of senior VP,...

York, Pa. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. promoted Jimmy D. Mansker, 38, to the position of senior VP, merchandise planning and Internet marketing. Since joining the company in 2007, Mansker served as Bon-Ton’s VP of E-commerce. In the new position, he will report to Anthony J. Buccina, vice chairman, president-merchandising.

Prior to his career at Bon-Ton, Mansker spent eight years at Radio Shack Corp., where he advanced from merchandising director to VP of Internet commerce.

March 27, 2008

Bon-Ton is consolidating the merchandise processing functions at its 175,000-sq.-ft. distribution center located in Green...

March 10, 2008

Apparel and home-furnishings retailer Bon-Ton Stores reported a lower quarterly profit on Tuesday, as softer...

March 2, 2008

David Zant, vice chairman of private brands, merchandise planning and Internet marketing in The Bon-Ton...

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