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J. Crew Can Defer Rent Payments

A bankruptcy court allowed the retailer to defer rent payments, even as states are lifting lockdown orders.

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Emerging From Bankruptcy and Reopening Stores in a Pandemic

As retailers pursue swift restructuring plans to start anew, they face the safety risks of doing so during a public health crisis.

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J. Crew’s Effort to Delay Rent Payments Draws Opposition

The bankrupt retailer’s landlords objected to the notion of deferring rent payments for 60 days, citing reopenings in a number of states.

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J.C. Penney Makes Opening Salvo on Restructuring Plan

The retailer’s advisers said at a remote bankruptcy hearing Saturday that the retailer was here to stay and needed to quickly restructure.

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DIP Lenders’ Strings May Pose Concerns for Creditors

The COVID-19 era’s retail bankruptcies will highlight the power struggles between debtor-in-possession financing lenders and trade vendors.

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Neiman’s Bankruptcy and the Mytheresa Transfer

Some creditors are targeting the retailer’s handling of the Mytheresa web site amid its out-of-court restructuring last year.

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Neiman’s Stresses Need for Swift Bankruptcy Financing

The bankrupt luxury retailer also braced itself for opposition related to its handling of online retailer Mytheresa.

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John Varvatos Files for Chapter 11

The designer brand cited ongoing sales declines in recent years that were compounded by the coronavirus pandemic.

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J.C. Penney and Sephora Spar Amid Store Reopenings

As the troubled retailer reopens stores and reportedly heads toward bankruptcy, it has sparked a dispute about the Sephora locations within.

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Supreme Secures Chinese Trademark

The streetwear brand has succeeded in taking firmer legal control of its much-copied brand.

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COVID-19-Hit Retailers Face Tough Odds of Restructuring

Legal advisers for troubled retailers see an uncertain Chapter 11 process pitting creditors against each other in a tough contest.

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COVID-19-Era Retail Bankruptcies and the Rent Flashpoints

The Pier 1 and True Religion bankruptcies show retailers and landlords struggling to find balance during the pandemic.

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The Coronavirus Lawsuits Are Coming

Legal experts predict a wave of coronavirus litigation, mainly from employees, against companies staying operational during the pandemic.

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Victoria’s Secret Files Complaint Against Sycamore Partners

The lingerie retailer says the private equity firm needs to pay up.

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As COVID Imperils Deals, M&A Contracts May Include More Backstops

The uncertainty around the Victoria’s Secret deal means companies will seek tighter contract language to factor in the pandemic.

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