Case Background

On February 4, 2018, The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., announced that the Company and its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for a court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Company is currently engaged in constructive discussions with potential investors and its debtholders on a financial restructuring plan. Bon-Ton intends to use this court-supervised process to explore potential strategic alternatives to maximize value for the benefit of its stakeholders, which may include a sale of the Company or certain of its assets as part of the plan of reorganization.

The Company’s continuing stores, e-commerce and mobile platforms under the Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers nameplates are open and operating as usual. The Company intends to pay vendors in the ordinary course for all goods and services delivered after the filling date, pending Court approval of customary motions. 

The Bon-Ton Stores case has been assigned to Judge Mary F. Walrath and Case No. 18-10248. The Docket can be accessed on this website or through the website maintained by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

For additional information about the restructuring process and resources, including press releases and frequently asked questions, please visit The Bon-Ton Stores restructuring website at

Important Information & Dates

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on February 6, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. (ET) before the Honorable Mary F. Walrath, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 824 North Market Street, 5th Floor, Courtroom No. 4, Wilmington, DE 19801.

A final hearing on certain First Day Motions was held on March 7, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. (ET).

Please click below to view and download the First Day Motions and the First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders



Cancelled: Omnibus Heari...

10:30 a.m. (ET)

Omnibus Hearing

10:30 a.m. (ET)

Omnibus Hearing

11:30 a.m. (ET)


Debtors' Counsel

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

1285 Avenue Of The Americas
New York, NY   10019
Phone: 212.373.3000
Fax: 212.757.3990
Kelley A. Cornish
Elizabeth R. Mccolm
Claudia R. Tobler
Alexander Woolverton

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Rodney Square
1000 North King Street
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.571.6600
Fax: 302.571.1253
Pauline K. Morgan
Sean T. Greecher
Andrew L. Magaziner
Elizabeth S. Justison

United States Trustee and Court Information

United States Bankruptcy Court

District of Delaware
824 Market Street North
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.252.2900

Office of the United States Trustee

844 King Street
Suite 2207
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.573.6491
Fax: 302.573.6497
Mark S. Kenney, Esq.


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
18-10248 The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. February 04, 2018
18-10249 The Bon-Ton Department Stores, Inc. February 04, 2018
18-10250 The Bon-Ton Giftco, LLC February 04, 2018
18-10251 Carson Pirie Scott II, Inc. February 04, 2018
18-10252 Bon-Ton Distribution, LLC February 04, 2018
18-10253 McRIL, LLC February 04, 2018
18-10247 Bonstores Holdings One, LLC February 04, 2018
18-10254 Bonstores Realty One, LLC February 04, 2018
18-10255 Bonstores Holdings Two, LLC February 04, 2018
18-10256 Bonstores Realty Two, LLC February 04, 2018