A Claire's storefront.


Claire’s Planning to Exit From Chapter 11 in September

Claire’s plans to file its pre-negotiated plan of reorganization in April.

clock March 19, 2018Vicki M. Young

A Claire's store front.


Claire’s Stores Files Chapter 11 Petition in Delaware

Claire’s said it has the support of most of its debt holders, and plans to exit bankruptcy in September 2018.

clock March 19, 2018Vicki M. Young


The Walking Co. Seeks Help of Bankruptcy Court Again

The footwear retailer has already pre-negotiated a plan of reorganization, which it filed with the court.

clock March 6, 2018Vicki M. Young

Exterior view of a Bon-Ton store


Retail Debt Defaults in 2018 Could Exceed Level Reached in 2017

Credit ratings firm S&P issued a report on the outlook concerning the distressed retail sector.

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Alden Global Makes $26M Bid for Bankrupt Aerosoles

This will make the second retail venture for the low-profile hedge fund.

clock February 20, 2018Kali Hays

Taubman Centers' Mall at Short HIlls in New Jersey.


Taubman CEO Sees Retail Stabilizing, but Hedges on 2018

Robert Taubman talked “momentum,” Korea and even addressed going private while discussing full-year financial results.

clock February 9, 2018Kali Hays

Exterior view of a Bon-Ton store


Bon-Ton Receives Court Approval to Access DIP Financing

The retailer said talks continue with its debt holders and potential investors.

clock February 7, 2018Vicki M. Young

Outside a Bon-Ton location.


Bon-Ton Stores Needs New Investor to Stay in Business

Debt holders are willing to continue to invest in the retailer, but only on the condition Bon-Ton finds a new investor to “assume majority ownership.”

clock February 5, 2018Vicki M. Young

Exterior view of a Bon-Ton store


Bon-Ton Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Court Protection

The regional department store is exploring strategic alternatives, including a sale of the company.

clock February 4, 2018Vicki M. Young

Kiko Milano's store designed by Kengo Kuma.


Kiko Milano Says U.S. Bankruptcy No Sign of International Business

The beauty brand is struggling stateside, but booming elsewhere.

clock January 16, 2018Kali Hays

An ad image from Bebe.


Bebe Joins B. Riley Through Debt Conversion

The investment bank said the now online-only Bebe is an “attractive opportunity.”

clock January 16, 2018Kali Hays

A look from A'Gaci's web site.


Mall-Based Retailer A’Gaci Files for Bankruptcy

A’Gaci is citing physical retail and record-breaking hurricanes for its financial troubles.

clock January 10, 2018Kali Hays

Borsalino "Siur Pipen" hat.


Borsalino Risks Bankruptcy

The court of Alessandria refused to accept a petition for a composition with creditors filed by the label’s controlling company Haeres Equita.

clock December 18, 2017Alessandra Turra

The New York flagship on Fifth Ave. will close by the end of December.


Charming Charlie: Bankruptcy Update

The retailer’s counsel said 6,700 total retail stores have closed so far, with Charming Charlie the 20th major retail bankruptcy this year.

clock December 13, 2017Vicki M. Young

Calypso is beginning liquidation sales as part of its forced bankruptcy.


Calypso Set to Liquidate, Close All Stores

The beachy brand is among several retail casualties this year.

clock December 13, 2017Kali Hays

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