Bon-Ton December SSS +2.4%
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT) today announced
comparable store sales in the five weeks ended December 29, 2012
increased 2.4%. Total sales increased 1.5% to $512.9 million in the
current year compared with $505.2 million in the prior year period.
Year-to-date comparable store sales increased 0.6%. Year-to-date total
sales increased 0.3% to $2,718.6 million, compared with $2,710.3 million
in the same period last year.
Brendan Hoffman, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We
are pleased to report a 2.4% same store sales increase in December,
despite several days of challenging weather which adversely impacted our
post-Christmas sales event. Our eCommerce business once again posted
double-digit sales gains.