SHEBOYGAN Bon-Ton Stores Inc. is
closing its Sheboygan store, according to a company statement.
The department store chain on Wednesday said that 80 workers will be
impacted by the closing. The company, which has headquarters in
York, Pa., and Milwaukee, will offer those employees the chance to
interview for available positions at other Boston Stores or Younkers
in the area or receive severance and other benefits, the statement
Bon-Ton will end its lease for its Sheboygan store at Boston Store
Harbor Center as of Jan. 31, 2014.
"The company continually reviews the performance of its assets. As a
result of these reviews, we made the decision to close our Harbor
Center location. We invite our Sheboygan customers to shop with us
at our remaining Boston Store and Younkers stores in the area as we
will continue to provide great service and an outstanding
merchandise assortment, said Brendan Hoffman, president and CEO.
We are very appreciative of the devoted Boston Store Harbor Center
store associates and are committed to providing assistance to these
The company runs 273 department stores, including 10 furniture
galleries. The stores are in 25 states in the Northeast, Midwest and
upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store,
Carson Pirie Scott, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's and Younkers names.