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The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates department stores in the United States. The company’s stores offer brand-name fashion apparel and accessories for women, men, and children, as well as cosmetics, home furnishings, and other goods. As of August 26, 2015, it operated 270 stores, including 9 furniture galleries and 4 clearance centers in 26 states in the Northeast, Midwest, and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's, and Younkers nameplates. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in York, Pennsylvania.

25,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/15/15
Founded in 1898

bon-ton stores inc/the (BT4) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $730.8K
Chairman, Strategic Initiatives Officer, Chai...
Total Annual Compensation: $650.0K
Executive Vice President of Stores, Visual an...
Total Annual Compensation: $485.0K
Chief Omnichannel Officer and Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $425.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

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The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Announces Opening of its 743,000 Square-Foot Direct-To-Consumer Fulfillment Center

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. announced opening of its 743,000 square-foot direct-to-consumer fulfillment center. The facility, which began transitioning fulfillment operations in June, was designed with the customer in mind and supports the company’s expanding e-commerce business and aggressive omni-channel growth. The fulfillment center, based in West Jefferson, Ohio, is centrally located for the Bon-Ton family of stores, which operates in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains. The facility is expected to improve efficiency and accelerate delivery time for customers. The consolidation of five e-commerce distribution centers into one highly automated fulfillment center offers a significant expansion to the company’s shipping capacity with an estimated 40,000 units per day and 350,000 units per day at its peak during the holiday season. The fulfillment center is currently staffed with 200 full-time associates and will increase to 400 during the peak holiday season.

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on November 2, 2015

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. announced the Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of five cents per share on the class A common stock and common stock of the company payable on November 2, 2015 to shareholders of record as of October 16, 2015.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended August 1, 2015; Reports Impairment Charges for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015; Revises Earnings Guidance for Fiscal 2015; Announces Expansion Plans

Bon-Ton Stores Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended August 1, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $555,431,000 compared to $563,452,000 a year ago. Loss from operations was $19,743,000 compared to $20,298,000 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $39,801,000 compared to $35,745,000 a year ago. Net loss was $39,563,000 or $2.01 per basic and diluted share compared to $36,192,000 or $1.86 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $5,733,000 compared to $5,078,000 a year ago. For the six months, the company reported net sales of $1,166,369,000 compared to $1,170,912,000 a year ago. Loss from operations was $38,786,000 compared to $35,938,000 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $74,034,000 compared to $66,809,000 a year ago. Net loss was $73,637,000 or $3.75 per basic and diluted share compared to $67,704,000 or $3.50 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $9,824,000 compared to $12,182,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures, without reducing the external contributions, were approximately $47 million year-to-date. For the quarter, the company reported impairment charges of $222,000 against $174,000 a year ago. For fiscal 2015, the company now expects Adjusted EBITDA in a range of $145 million to $155 million. Earnings per diluted share are expected to be in a range of a loss of $0.40 to $0.90 down from the previous range between a loss of $0.25 and earnings of $0.25, on an adjusted basis to reflect the $4.9 million loss on extinguishment of debt associated with the early termination of a mortgage facility. Cash flow is now expected to be in a range of negative $5 million to - $5 million and has been adjusted to include the early termination fee. Gross margin rate is expected to decrease 10 to 30 basis points from the fiscal 2014 rate of 35.7%. Capital expenditures are expected not to exceed $75 million, net of external contributions. Comparable store sales are now expected to be up between 1% and 1.5% down from the previous guidance range for growth between 2% and 2.5%. The company is expanding to 155 doors from the current 112. The company is also expanding its door count with current successful vendors. The company is expanding Michael Kors jewelry, watches and shoes. In footwear, the company is adding FRYE and Sperry to 16 additional doors. In ready-to-wear, the company is increasing the number of doors with Calvin Klein, Free People and Hippie Laundry.


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