Bon-Ton Family of Department Stores hand out free gift cards this holiday season

Bon-Ton Family of Department Stores hand out free gift cards this holiday season

 

The first 400 people in every store receive a free gift card valued between $5 and $500

MILWAUKEE, 2017-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (OTCQX:BONT) is spreading joy this holiday season by handing out free gift cards at all Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores.  Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, December 20 at 7 a.m. the first 400 customers at the door will receive a gift card valued between $5 and $500 and one person at every store location will receive a $500 gift card.  The retailer will give away a total of $1 million in gift cards. An entrance at each store will be designated with signs for the free giveaway.

“Providing a special gift for our customers adds excitement to their shopping experience,” says Steve Byers, Executive Vice President of Stores for The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. “It’s the season of giving and we know shoppers will appreciate receiving a free gift card from their hometown store this holiday season.”

The gift cards have no exclusions or expiration and can be given as a gift or used as tender and combined with coupons to shop immediately in any Bon-Ton family of department stores. With just five shopping days remaining, customers can also take advantage of special door busters, deals and a $50 off $100 coupon (some exclusions apply), available on the company’s mobile app, to use for last minute holiday gifts.

There is a limit of one gift card per customer, and customers must be 18 or older to receive a gift card. In addition, clearance centers, furniture galleries and Carson’s Riverside Plazastore are excluded from this promotion.

About The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., with corporate headquarters in York, Pennsylvania and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operates 260 stores, which includes 9 furniture galleries and four clearance centers, in 24 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 stores offer a broad assortment of national and private brand fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics and home furnishings. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. is an active and positive participant in the communities it serves. ?For further information, please visit thebontonstoresinc.com or the company’s web site at bonton.com. Join the conversation and be inspired by following Bon-Ton on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

MEDIA CONTACT: 
Christine Hojnacki
414.347.5329
Christine.Hojnacki@bonton.com

Source: The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc./globenewswire

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The Bon-Ton Stores hosts Charity Shopping Event with the Aim to Raise $6 Million to Support Local Charities

The Bon-Ton Stores hosts Charity Shopping Event with the Aim to Raise $6 Million to Support Local Charities

 

Charity Shopping Event Aims to Raise $6 Million to Support Local Charities

MILWAUKEE, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lend a helping hand to local non-profit groups and schools during The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT) 4-day Community Days event.  The charity shopping event will be held at all Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores Wednesday, November 8 through Saturday, November 11.

Local 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, schools and Bon-Ton stores have been raising funds since early fall by selling special $5 coupon booklets in the community and at stores to use at this 4-day event. Booklets contain a variety of special merchandise offers, a $10 off coupon and a 30 percent off shopping pass to use at all Bon-Ton store locations and online during the Community Days event. The company aims to raise $6 million dollars benefitting more than 9,000 participating organizations to support initiatives that directly impact the community Bon-Ton stores serve.  100% of the $5 booklet cost benefits participating organizations.

Booklets can be purchased from local participating groups at each store entrance or at the register from a sales associate during the shopping event.

“Over the past 18 years and with help from our generous customers we’ve raised more than $142 million through the Community Days event,” commented Steve Byers, executive vice president of Stores for The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. “Providing this kind of measurable community impact to non-profit organizations and schools is a cornerstone of our mission to serve our local communities.”

Since 1999, the Community Days event has raised funds for participating organizations focusing on everything from education, health and environmental causes to arts and culture, animal welfare and many more.

About The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., with corporate headquarters in York, Pennsylvania and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operates 260 stores, which includes 9 furniture galleries and four clearance centers, in 24 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 stores offer a broad assortment of national and private brand fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics and home furnishings. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. is an active and positive participant in the communities it serves. For further information, please visit thebontonstoresinc.com or the company’s web site at bonton.com. Join the conversation and be inspired by following Bon-Ton on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Pinterest.

SOURCE: The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.

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The Bon-Ton store at the Maine Mall in South Portland, Maine to close at the end of August, 2017

MILWAUKEE, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), today (June 12, 2017) announced it will close its Bon-Ton store at the Maine Mall in South Portland, Maine at the end of August, 2017. The closing will impact approximately 55 associates at this location.

“Bon-Ton evaluates its store portfolio on an ongoing basis to determine our stores long-term viability,” commented Steve Byers, Executive Vice President of Stores for The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Closing a store is never an easy decision and we would like to thank the customers who have shopped with Bon-Ton as well as our store associates for their dedication and friendly customer service to this community.”

The affected associates at the Bon-Ton Maine Mall location will receive career transition benefits, including severance, according to established practices and state employment service support.

The store will remain open until the end of August. Customers are invited to shop at the company’s website at bonton.com.

About The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., with corporate headquarters in York, New York and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operates 261 stores, which includes 9 furniture galleries and four clearance centers, in 25 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, ElderBeerman, Herberger’s and Younkers nameplates. The stores offer a broad assortment of national and private brand fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics and home furnishings. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. is an active and positive participant in the communities it serves. For further information, please visit thebontonstoresinc.com or the company’s web site at
bonton.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Christine Hojnacki
414-347-5329
christine.hojnacki@bonton.com

Source:  The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.