Bad quarter but good year for Bon-Ton home

YORK, Pa. — The home department at regional department store chain Bon-Ton Stores Inc. was one of the four weakest categories in sales during the fourth quarter but one of the top six over the past year, the company reported during its fourth-quarter and year-end conference call this morning.

At Bon-Ton stores during the fourth quarter, the poorest performing categories were special sizes, juniors, men's clothing and home, with the three best being intimates, shoes and accessories.

In turn during 2003, again at Bon-Ton stores, home was in the company of shoes, intimates, accessories, cosmetics and coats as one of the top six performing product categories in sales. The worst-selling products were men's clothing, children's and ready-to-wear.

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