New Bergner's Owner Says Milwaukee to Gain 100 Jobs

The Saks $1 billion deal closed yesterday. The sale includes 142 stores operating under the Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Herberger's and Younkers names.

The combined company will have 279 stores in 23 states in the Northeast, Midwest and Great Plains.

The Milwaukee office provides marketing, merchandising and planning for the combined chain.