What appeared to be a rumor or a hoax about Herberger’s rebirth several weeks ago turned out to be real news. The department store, along with other brands under the Bon-Ton umbrella such as Younkers and Carson’s, have resurfaced online under their original website addresses.
CSC Generation Holdings, an Indiana company, purchased Bon-Ton’s intellectual property and trademarks shortly after the stores closed last month. Then the company shocked the retail world by saying it is talking with landlords about reopening stores in Colorado, Illinois, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Minnesota.
Recently, CSC’s CEO Justin Yoshimura discussed what his company has in store for Minnesota and why it’s interested in a retail concept in decline: the department store.
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