Bankruptcy

FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, women peer in the front door of Lord & Taylor's flagship Fifth Avenue store which closed for good in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
AP News
August 03, 2020 - 9:43 am
Lord & Taylor, America's oldest retailer, is seeking bankruptcy protection.
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FILE - This Jan. 16, 2014 file photo shows paintings hanging on a wall at Chuck E. Cheese's in Dallas.
(G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
AP News
June 25, 2020 - 5:36 pm
Pandemic takes a bite, Chuck E. Cheese files for bankruptcy
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FILE - In this May 8, 2020, file photo, a J.C. Penney store sits closed in Roseville, Mich.
(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
AP News
June 05, 2020 - 12:09 am
JC Penney closing 154 stores in first post-bankruptcy phase
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FILE - This May 8, 2020 file photo shows an empty parking lot at a JC Penney store in Roseville, Mich. U.S. retail sales tumbled 16.4% from March to April as business shutdowns caused by the coronavirus kept shoppers away, threatened stores across the cou
(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
AP News
May 15, 2020 - 6:59 pm
Pandemic claims yet another retailer: J.C. Penney
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ILE - This Friday, April 17, 2020, file photo, shows the Neiman Marcus department store at Union Square in San Francisco.
(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
AP News
May 07, 2020 - 1:22 pm
Neiman Marcus becomes 2nd major retailer to seek Chapter 11
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, photo, a statue stands outside the Boys Scouts of America headquarters in Irving, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy protection as it faces a barrage of new sex-abuse lawsuits. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
(AP Photo/LM Otero)
AP News
February 18, 2020 - 9:30 am
By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the 110-year-old organization to carry on. The Chapter 11 filing in...
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AP News
October 29, 2019 - 1:50 pm
By CATHY BUSSEWITZ, JOHN RABY and ELLEN KNICKMEYER CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A major U.S. coal mining company, whose former CEO became a big supporter of President Donald Trump in his effort to save coal jobs, is seeking bankruptcy protection. Ohio-based Murray Energy filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
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Associated Press
January 16, 2019 - 8:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sears has won a reprieve in a desperate attempt to stave off its own demise. The company's largest shareholder and chairman, Eddie Lampert, won a bankruptcy auction in New York, according to a source familiar with negotiations. The person agreed to speak on condition of anonymity...
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January 14, 2019 - 3:40 pm
By JANIE HAR and CATHY BUSSEWITZ , Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation's largest utility said Monday it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy because it faces at least $30 billion in potential damages from lawsuits over the catastrophic wildfires in California in 2017 and 2018 that...
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Associated Press
October 15, 2018 - 9:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses. The question now is whether a smaller version of the company that once dominated the American retail landscape can remain viable or whether the iconic brand will be...
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