On Feb. 4, Bon-Ton and its subsidiaries filed for a court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. In April, the retailer announced it would liquidate its assets as part of the bankruptcy.
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Last week, Carpenter said about 77 percent of merchandise had been liquidated.
Before the first round of closings, Bon-Ton employed about 24,000 people, including hundreds in the Dayton area. The company operated roughly 250 stores in 23 states under the Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers brands.
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