The Decline of Bon-Ton...What Happened? Carl's Jr. and Hardee's - Why Two Different Names? 2 months ago   10:46

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Bon-Ton is shutting down. It's a bigger story than many may realize because they're also the owner of 6 other department store chains. This video talks about how all these stores came together, where they stand now, and theorizes what caused their demise.

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WasifBoomz
ah, Carson's they only recently came in my area.
DJ D-NICE
I thought it was about the Bon~ton potatoes chips company
Morgan Glines
Bon Ton was a god awful store. It was like Macy's and JCPenney had an ugly baby.
David Klopotoski
I'm surprised they had locations in Massachusetts. I'd never heard of Bon Ton. I think the only name I had heard of was Herberger's, which I didn't know was a department store. I just thought the name was funny.
Conor Winston
Dan Bell made me click
Daniel Trickett
The list for bon-ton is a little inaccurate. They were very big in Connecticut but ct doesn’t show as a state where they were located.
Stuey Griffith
maybe part of the problem is their slavery to the past.


the stores all probably carry the same crap. put together it would be a HUGE brand..... but they keep everything divied up under regional names that nobody outside those areas knows about.


LEVERAGE your size!!!! it ain't rocket science...... it barely counts as an EARTH SCIENCE.... 🙄
Life With Todd
Bon Ton and Boscovs were the only Mall Anchors for me, now Boscovs is all alone
ObsessedCollector
I clicked on this one because it's the only CM video I had yet to watch. I love this channel, its amazing
Tyler Suarez
You should do a video on dollar general and how they show up in the most random locations
Betsy Avallone
I know of Bon-Ton only thought Retail Archaeology’s YouTube channel. He does dead mall videos!
accquizzer
You showed our local news reporting it. Jere Gish on WGAL. Nice (accidental) shout out to south-central PA!
the Isak Serhan Syndicate
I'm from canada, I know none of these.
Bryan Ketler
My daughter worked for Elder Beerman. And helped close the store during liquidation.
Bing Crosby
I’ve never heard of Bon-Tons but I recognized the logo as Younkers lol
Kenneth Orsie
I’m from PA and Bon-Tom was huge specifically here in York with a big corporate building. It was founded here in York actually and is a big deal for us locals. Sad it’s gone now. It was definitely run down and dated though.
Alex Schmidt
Bon-Ton also acquired a lot of Hess's department stores when that chain went out of business. The one at 9:12 use to be a Hess's, I think it's the one near me.
VoidOfBeeswax
My town had a Bon-Ton all my life until a few years ago. There were also some stores in neighboring towns, so it is weird that it is gone.
Gay Geeks After Hours
Bon-ton shared there HQ in Milwaukee where Boston Store was HQed. As for Saks it was once owned by Gimbles also from Milwaukee.
john maziasz
Who tf is BON♦TON ???
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Carl's Jr. and Hardee's - Why Two Different Names? The Decline of Bon-Ton...What Happened? 2 months ago   10:33

When looking at the logos or the menus it's clear that Carl's Jr. and Hardee's are related in some way. So what's going on? Do they have the same owners? If so, why the different names? This video answers those questions and tells the unique story of both restaurants.

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Pan Am: https://up-tube.com/upvideo/LVarjmYmp78
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