February 5, 2015

Steinmart plans to pay a $5 special dividend thanks to the availability of low cost financing that allowed the company to more than double the size of its credit facility.

December 5, 2014

Teen retailer Delia’s Inc. plans to liquidate operations and file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection "in the very near term."

October 13, 2014

Regional discounter ALCO Stores succumbed to market pressures and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

January 8, 2014

The Container Store posted a better than expected profit performance during its first quarter as a public company but offered a full year outlook analysts found underwhelming.

April 12, 2013

Target has accepted for purchase $760.7 million worth of debt as part of a $1.1 billion debt-refinancing plan announced last month, the mass merchandiser said.

March 24, 2013

Target announced that it will sell off about $209.3 million worth of debt as the company moves to refinance $679 million worth of debt due between 2028 and 2031, the mass merchandise retailer said.

February 5, 2013

Absent a major upheaval caused by the inability of our politicians in Washington to reach reasonable compromises on debt reduction and the debt ceiling, 2013 could finally be the year when the economy starts to pick up a more significant amount of momentum.

January 8, 2013

If it weren’t for all the noise coming out of Washington, D.C. for the past month about the fiscal cliff and now the debt ceiling, an important development regarding the life and death issue of food safety might have received more attention.

December 10, 2012

Particularly in the current economy, it is not uncommon for purchasers, anywhere along the supply-to-distribution chain, to claim financial distress and file for bankruptcy relief. 

November 28, 2012

Good news for Macy’s, which has closed the cash tender offer by its wholly owned subsidiary, Macy’s Retail Holdings, Inc., to purchase up to $700 million in aggregate principal amount of its outstanding debt securities.

November 4, 2011

A&P will be able to emerge from chapter 11 next year, thanks to an agreement to receive $490 million of debt and equity financing from private investors comprised of The Yucaipa Companies LLC, Mount Kellett Capital Management LP and investment funds managed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management L.P., the company announced Friday.

July 29, 2011

The National Retail Federation announced that it is urging Congress to reach an agreement and rais the debt ceiling in order to avoid default.

April 22, 2011

A Western Pennsylvania woman filed a federal lawsuit last week against Target Corp. and its law firm over the chain's debt-collection practices, the Associated Press reported. The woman claims false affidavits were used to go after customers who allegedly owed money to a subsidiary bank that issues the store's credit cards.

February 8, 2011

A report released Tuesday by the Federal Reserve said that U.S. consumer borrowing rose in December for a third consecutive month, led by the first increase in credit-card charges in more than two years as holiday sales improved.

September 24, 2010

DALLAS - Blockbuster announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has granted approval of "First Day Motions" requested by the company to help enable it to conduct business in the ordinary course as it moves to recapitalize its balance sheet and substantially reduce debt.

September 23, 2010

Blockbuster announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has...