The women's clothing and footwear company said it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to help facilitate the sale of its Nine West and Bandolino businesses. The company listed debts of more than $1 billion.
"This is the right step to address our two divergent business profiles," Nine West Holdings' CEO, Ralph Schipani, said in a statement. "Once we complete the reorganization process, our company will have meaningfully reduced debt and interest costs and be well positioned for the future."
The Bon-Ton Stores owns multiple department store chains including Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's, and Younkers. The company, which filed for bankruptcy in February, is winding down its business after two liquidation firms — Great American Group and Tiger Capital Group — won an auction for the company's assets.
But Remington had been facing backlash prior to Trump's election.
Remington settled a class-action lawsuit in 2014 and agreed to replace the triggers on 7.5 million allegedly defective guns, free of charge. While Remington maintains that the guns are safe, the lawsuits linked the guns "to hundreds of serious injuries and at least two-dozen deaths," CNBC reports.
As part of the bankruptcy proceedings, the company is closing 94 grocery stores. That represents about 16% of Southeastern Grocers' store count, with 582 locations remaining open.
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Tops Markets operates 174 supermarkets — called Tops Friendly Markets — in New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont. The company filed for bankruptcy protection in February and has said it plans to close "a few" stores, without specifying an exact number.
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Brookstone filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in August. The retailer said it would be closing all of its mall-based stores, and it's looking for a buyer to take on its e-commerce business and airport-based stores.
Brookstone cited declining traffic to malls as one of the main reasons for its demise.