York, PA, May 22, 2006 -- The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT) today announced that its results for the first quarter 2006 will be released on Wednesday, May 31, 2006. You may access a copy of the earnings release on the Company's web site at www.bonton.com.
The Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time to discuss first quarter, followed by a question and answer session.
The Bon-Ton invites all interested parties to listen to its conference call. The conference call will be broadcast through a web broadcast on the Company's website. To access the call, please visit the Company's website at www.bonton.com/investor_relations/home.asp. Access to the conference call is open to the press and general public in a listen only mode.
An online archive of the web cast will be available within two hours of the conclusion of the call and will remain available through Wednesday, June 7, 2006.
You may also participate by calling 800-811-8824 at 9:55 a.m. Eastern time on May 31, 2006. A taped replay of the conference call will be available within two hours of the conclusion of the call and will remain available through Wednesday, June 7, 2006. The number to call for the taped replay is 888-203-1112 and the conference PIN is 6154765.
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. operates 271 department stores and seven furniture stores in 23 states in the Northeast, Midwest and Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Elder-Beerman, Carson Pirie Scott, Herberger's and Younkers nameplates. The stores offer a broad assortment of brand-name fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics, home furnishings and other goods. For further information, please visit the investor relations section of the Company's website at www.bonton.com/investor_relations/home.asp.