During the final days of going-out-of-business sales at Carson’s last month, still-loyal shoppers mourned the demise of a 160-year-old department store chain. Their loss may turn out to be short-lived. Less than a month after stores rang up their final sales, the websites of Carson’s and the other chains formerly owned by Bon-Ton Stores were open for business, with promises that bricks-and-mortar stores would follow. The announcement came within a week of a Delaware bankruptcy court approving the sale of Bon-Ton’s intellectual property. Read more at Chicago Tribune.