Claire’s Stores Inc.

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

Fashion Scoops

British Shoppers Shunned Fashion Accessories in 2017, According to GlobalData

Shoppers are making do with what they have, and scaling back discretionary spending.

clock March 1, 2018Lorelei Marfil



Claire’s Stores Boosts Mobile Checkouts 20 Percent

The accessories retailer adopted a mobile-first approach to appeal to Generation Z.

clock January 8, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik



What to Watch: Bankruptcy

Bankruptcies in retail have mounted this year and more are likely to come.

clock August 22, 2017Kali Hays

For most apparel brands and retailers, IP is their most valuable asset.


Moody’s Says IP Transfers Put Secured Lenders at Risk

Companies that have transferred assets include J. Crew, Neiman Marcus and Claire’s Stores.

clock June 1, 2017Vicki M. Young



Retail’s Debt Woes Nearing Recession Level

The number of distressed apparel retailers, including Claire’s and Rue 21, is approaching 14 percent of Moody’s portfolio, a level not seen since the Great Recession.

clock February 27, 2017Kali Hays



Claire’s Widened Its Q1 Loss

The company said North America comps were down 0.8%, but down 12.7% for its European stores.

clock May 26, 2016Vicki M. Young



Claire’s Stores Downgraded by Moody’s

Claire’s Stores’ debt was downgraded and the company given a negative outlook by Moody’s credit rating agency.

clock April 7, 2016Debra Borchardt

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.


Stocks Higher as Lululemon Beats, Oil Rallies

Stocks are moving higher as Lululemon surprised investors with an earnings beat and oil rallied.

clock March 30, 2016Debra Borchardt



Claire’s Looks to Expand Concessions

Impairment leads to fourth-quarter and full-year loss as sales decline.

clock March 18, 2015Arnold J. Karr



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