"The actions we are taking are intended to give us additional time and financial flexibility to evaluate options for our business," Bon-Ton CEO Bill Tracy said in a statement.
Bon-Ton joins many major retailers in reorganizing their businesses as they fight the rise of online shopping.
Following is the full list of the stores set for closure. The closures began on Feb. 1.
Herberger's, 4235 Yellowstone Ave, Chubbuck, Idaho
Carson's Clearance Center, 970 North Lake Street, Aurora, Ill.
Carson's, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Chicago
Carson's, 2917 N. Vermillion, Danville, Ill.
Carson's, 2550 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, Ill.
Carson's Clearance Center, 7234 Dempster St., Morton Grove, Ill.
Bergner's, Peoria, Ill. (not specified)
Carson's, 601 North Martingale Road, Schaumburg, Ill.
Carson's, 2101 State Road 109, Anderson, Ind.
Carson's, 2104 25th St., Columbus, Ind.
Carson's, 3701 S. Main, Elkhart, Ind.
Carson's, One W. Washington St. , Indianapolis
Carson's, 1129 N. Baldwin, Marion, Ind.
Younkers, 6301 University Avenue, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Younkers, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (not specified)
Elder-Beerman, 5105 Hinkleville Rd. #500, Paducah, Ky.
Elder-Beerman, 1357 S. Main St., Adrian, Mich.
Carson's, 1800 Pipestone Rd. Benton Harbor, Mich.
Herberger's Clearance Center, 1717 Beam Ave, Maplewood, Minn.
Bon-Ton, 270 Loudon Rd., Concord, N.H.
Bon-Ton, 1200 Highway 22 E., Phillipsburg, N.J.
Bon-Ton, 578 Aviation Rd., Queensbury, N.Y.
Bon-Ton, 21073 Salmon Run Mall, Watertown, N.Y.
Elder-Beerman, 1500 N. Clinton St. , Defiance, Ohio
Bon-Ton, 750 E. High St., Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Bon-Ton, 300 Commons Dr, Dubois, Pennsylvania
Bon-Ton, 810 Mill Creek Mall Road, Erie, Pennsylvania
Bon-Ton, 550 Galleria Dr. , Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Bon-Ton, 3 Susquehanna Valley Mall, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
Bon-Ton, 2901 E. College Ave, State College, Pennsylvania
Bon-Ton, Rte. 611 & Bridge St., Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Bon-Ton, 6900 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown, Pennsylvania
Herberger's, 1300 N. Main Street Ste. 100, Logan, Utah
Younkers, 4301 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Appleton, Wisconsin
Boston Store, 1645 North Spring Street, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Elder-Beerman, 100 Beloit Mall, Beloit, Wisconsin
Younkers, 755 West Johnson Street, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
Younkers, 700 E Magnolia Avenue, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Younkers, 2600 Roosevelt Road, Marinette, Wisconsin
Boston Store Clearance Center, 5659 S 27th St, Milwaukee
Younkers, 69 N 28th St. E, Superior, Wisconsin
Younkers, 300 Forest Street, Wausau, Wisconsin
Bon-Ton, Hagerstown, Md.
Younkers, Marquette, Mich.
Bon-Ton, Massena, N.Y.
Bon-Ton, South Burlington, Vt.
Elder-Beerman, Vienna, W.Va.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.