When Cameron Capital Corp. bought PureBeauty Inc. for roughly $10 million a year ago, the chain was a mess by all accounts.
The corporate office in Encino, Calif., was bloated, costs were running out of control, customers found their favorite items out of stock and the former owner Heritage Partners had embarked on an ill-advised expensive remodel. The outcome was dismal: PureBeauty filed for Chapter 11 in April 2006, buried under millions of dollars in debt.
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