Heading into the Christmas weekend, market sources said vendors were having difficulty obtaining financial information from Big M Inc., the operating firm of the Mandee and Annie Sez nameplates.
The failure to obtain information is leading some vendors to wonder whether a financial squeeze might be under way for the 63-year-old firm. Credit contacts could not confirm that factors were still approving orders. It appears some vendors are continuing to shop merchandise to the chains, however.
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