J.C. Penney

The first year of the pandemic saw dozens of retail bankruptcies.


Apparel Retail’s Year in Bankruptcy Court

Major retailers’ court restructurings during the pandemic were fast-paced proceedings designed to cut debt and rent, and transfer ownership.

clock March 23, 2021Sindhu Sundar

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The State of Retail Bankruptcies in 2021

More brands, suppliers and landlords may wind up in bankruptcy as the much anticipated “return to normal” depends on vaccine distribution.

clock January 4, 2021Sindhu Sundar

All the Major Fashion Brands and Retailers Severely Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

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All the Major Fashion Brands and Retailers Severely Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

A comprehensive look at the many ways the coronavirus has severely hit brands across the industry.

clock December 24, 2020Layla Ilchi

J. Crew in Brooklyn, New York.


Wave of Bankruptcies Sweeps Through Retail

The coronavirus shutdowns quickly reordered retail, sending many weaker and heavily indebted chains to court.

clock December 21, 2020Evan Clark and Sindhu Sundar

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J.C. Penney’s Retail Business Steps Out of Bankruptcy

The retailer’s bankruptcy sale of its operating business to its landlords is complete, marking a new chapter in its 118-year history.

clock December 7, 2020Sindhu Sundar

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J.C. Penney Gets Green Light for Chapter 11 Plan

The retailer, working to close its going concern sale to landlords and lenders, also got its Chapter 11 plan approved in bankruptcy court.

clock November 24, 2020Sindhu Sundar

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J.C. Penney Shareholders Lose Bid to Delay Sale

A Texas federal district court denied a motion by the ad hoc equity group in the J.C. Penney bankruptcy to delay the retailer’s sale.

clock November 20, 2020Sindhu Sundar

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Francesca’s to Close Stores, May File for Bankruptcy

Company shares fell more than 33 percent during Monday’s trading session as a result.

clock November 16, 2020Kellie Ell

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David Simon as Retailer With J.C. Penney

The landlord’s take on retail is growing in importance as his empire grows with a stake in J.C. Penney.

clock November 10, 2020Evan Clark

The J. C. Penney's at Herald Square.


J.C. Penney Gets Court Approval for a Going-Concern Sale

A Texas bankruptcy court approved the sale to landlords and lenders, agreeing it was the retailer’s only viable option to stay in business.

clock November 9, 2020Sindhu Sundar

The J. C. Penney's at Herald Square.


J.C. Penney Heads to Sale Hearing as Shareholders Dispute Value

The retailer heads to a hearing Monday on its deal with landlords and lenders, while shareholders have raised questions about value.

clock November 6, 2020Sindhu Sundar

Brookfield Place, Lower Manhattan, Manhattan


Brookfield Property Partners Continues to Log Record Losses

But the mall owner said the company will ultimately benefit from a leaner portfolio post-pandemic.

clock November 6, 2020Kellie Ell

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J.C. Penney Settles With Lender Group Ahead of Sale Hearing

The retailer and majority first-lien lenders have settled with a minority lender group, and agreed to have a sale hearing next week.

clock November 2, 2020Sindhu Sundar

inside a j.c. penney store


J.C. Penney Inks Asset Deal With Landlords, Lenders

The retailer said it is charting a course to exit bankruptcy before the holiday season.

clock October 28, 2020Evan Clark

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J.C. Penney Lender Fight Shows Competing Bankruptcy Interests

The ongoing conflict between J.C. Penney’s lender constituencies reflects the ever-present struggles in a bankruptcy.

clock October 27, 2020Sindhu Sundar

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