The Bon Ton

New CEOs Announced at L.L. Bean, DSW

Executive Moves

First 'Outsider' to Serve as CEO at L. L. Bean Freeport, ME—For the first time in its 103-year-old history, L.L. Beach has hired … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Q4 Profit Boosted by Insurance Gain


York, PA—Bon-Ton Stores Inc. today reported a 17% rise in its fourth quarter profit that benefitted from a fire insurance … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Stores to Launch Annual Charge Against Breast Cancer


Milwaukee, WI—The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and … [Read more...]

Good Tidings: December Comp Sales Better Than Expected

Post Christmas Shoppers

New York—Despite unpredictable weather and politics in Washington, retailers managed to beat what had been lowered expectations … [Read more...]

February Comp Sales Surprise as Consumer Confidence Rises

Retail Sales

New York—Surprisingly strong comparable store sales results in February are being chalked up to a warmer, drier month that spurred … [Read more...]

December Comp Sales Rise 3.3% on Mixed Holiday Results

Blizzard Tarnish December Retail Sales

New York—“Sales were decent but not great.”That’s how Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics, summed up today’s December … [Read more...]

Black Friday Success Bolsters November Retail Comps

Black Friday Shoppers 2011

New York—A warmer than usual November along with consumers holding off spending for Black Friday weekend resulted in mixed … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Q3 Loss Widens as Sales Drop 6%

Holiday 2011 at Carson Pirie Scott, one of Bon-Ton's stores

York, PA—Bon-Ton Stores Inc. posted today a wider third quarter loss as sales dropped when its shoppers resisted price … [Read more...]

October Comp Sales Up, But Still Disappointing

October Sales

New York—Major retailers reported today their October comparable store sales were up 3.4% in total from last year, but below … [Read more...]

Despite Uncertainty, September Retail Comps Rise

Retail Sales

New York—Despite the daily drumming about economic uncertainty, comparable store sales continued to increase for most U.S. … [Read more...]

Ukala Sydney Launches Footwear in USA

Ukala Sydney Boots

Sydney, Australia—From Down Under to around the world: that’s the latest from Australian footwear brand Ukala Sydney, which … [Read more...]

Despite Irene, August Retail Comp Sales Rise

Bloomingdale's Manhattan flagship boarded up ahead of Hurricane Irene's landfall last week.

New York—While Hurricane Irene may have dampened retail sales especially on the East Coast, the storm didn’t hinder sales at … [Read more...]