Bon-Ton Stores to hire 10,000 employees for the holidays

Freeman Staff

Sept. 15, 2017

MILWAUKEE —Only a few months until the holiday season is in full swing and The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. announced Friday its plans to hire 10,000 associates to handle the increase in sales.

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, is also hiring 500 additional associates for all of its distribution centers and its e-commerce fulfillment center.

Interested applicants can apply online at or stop in any store to apply. All stores will be hosting holiday hiring events from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Oct. 13 and 14. On-the-spot job interviews will be conducted.

All positions include an immediate 20 percent shopping discount, one-on-one training, and an opportunity to transition to long-term employment when the season ends.

“Bon-Ton plans to increase our staffing for the holiday season so we can provide an exceptional shopping experience to our customers,” said Bill Tracy, president and chief executive officer, The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. “Hiring additional staffing will ensure we deliver fast, friendly service and meet customer expectations in our stores as well as online.”