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A Big Retailer Files Bankruptcy

Plus-size women’s apparel retailer United Retail Group, which owns the Avenue brand, today announced that it filed for Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and plans to sell the company. United Retail… Read More ›

Where Are the Bankruptcy Filings (Part II)?

The 4th quarter of 2011 was the quarter of massive bankruptcies. A variety of economic pressures, such as decreased demand, the impact of rising commodity prices, and concern over the Euro zone contagion, became too much for even some of… Read More ›

Where Are The Tidal Wave of Chapter 11 Bankruptcies?

Three years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers started a tidal wave of bankruptcies, corporate filings have been down.  But, there is reason to believe that corporate bankruptcies may pick up again, with some big name companies struggling or having recently… Read More ›