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Bon-Ton Stores to Launch Annual Charge Against Breast Cancer

In Industry News, Marketing, What's New by Accessories Staff

Milwaukee, WI—The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, will kick off its annual trademarked program, Charge Against Breast Cancer, October Pink Shops on September 17. The program will run in all 262 Bon-Ton Department stores throughout the month of October, National …

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Bon-Ton Stores Q1 Sales Rise

In Industry News, Reports, What's New by Jeff Prine

York, PA– Bon-Ton Stores has reported Monday a slight increase in first-quarter sales, despite the impact of unfavourable weather conditions and cooler temperatures. Total sales climbed 1% to $646.9 million from $640.8 million in the same period last year, while comparable store sales rose 1.2%. “We are pleased with our …

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Bon-Ton Runs Healthy Heart Campaign

In Marketing, What's New by Dana Cassidy

Milwaukee, WI—It’s February and hearts are everywhere. Whether one is practically bursting with love or could use a little repair, Bon-Ton wants to take good care of it. Bon-Ton and the American Heart Association are partnering up this month to create the “Promise to Love Your Heart” campaign, providing customers …

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October Retail Comps Up; Sandy Effects Yet to be Felt

In Industry News, Reports, What's New by Accessories Staff

New York—While October retail comparable store sales increased nearly 5%, some retailers cautioned today that their November—and even holiday totals—could be adversely affected by the Superstorm Sandy. Of the 17 retailers (excluding drugstores) tracked by Thomson Reuters that posted October results today, overall comparable store sales rose 4.7% better than …

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Bon-Ton Eliminates COO Position

In People, Reports, What's New by Accessories Staff

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York, PA and Milwaukee, WI–Bon-Ton Stores Inc. has eliminated the position of chief operating officer and dismissed the person who currently holds the job, the department store disclosed in a regulatory filing last Friday. Bon-Ton said COO Barbara J. Schrantz would be terminated as an employee on Sept. 14. Schrantz …