End of Bon-Ton? Only two bids for parent of Boston Store, Younkers come from liquidators

End of Bon-Ton? Only two bids for parent of Boston Store, Younkers come from liquidators

The only two bids at the start of a bankruptcy auction for department store chain Bon-Ton Stores Inc. were from liquidators. Executives had hoped to find a buyer that would help turn around the fortunes of the retailer, which is the parent company of Boston Store, Younkers and other stores.