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Perfect Storm Is Brewing For More Retail Bankruptcies After Bed Bath & Beyond And David’s

Retailers face a perfect storm due to the rising cost of capital, trouble in the banking sector, slowing residential real estate market, record levels of household debt and persistent inflation.


As banks fail, retail bankruptcies rise

As the era of free money ends, an increasing number of retailers have been pushed into bankruptcy — serving as prospective targets for bargain-hunting acquirers.


Toys ‘R’ Us specter looms over Bed Bath & Beyond

The home-goods retailer’s mixed signals remind some of Toys “R” Us. The toy retailer filed to reorganize in 2017, only to liquidate its U.S. operations months later.


Amazon, Walmart Didn't Kill Bed Bath & Beyond; It Died From Within

Amazon's and Walmart's technology and scale advantage may have lured some customers away from Bed, Bath & Beyond (BBBY), but they didn't kill the big box retailer. Instead, it died from within.


Bed Bath & Beyond liquidating as it sells assets

Bed Bath & Beyond filed for Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New Jersey yesterday to begin a wind-down process as it seeks buyers for one or more of its assets.


Bed Bath & Beyond bankruptcy: Here’s what happens next

Bed Bath & Beyond will honor coupons and rewards — at least until Wednesday


Bed Bath Is Closing Shop. These Retailers Stand to Gain.

After months of staving off bankruptcy, Bed Bath & Beyond finally threw in the towel, filing for chapter 11 protection on Sunday.


Bed Bath & Beyond CFO ties bankruptcy to e-commerce ‘reluctance’

Holly Etlin, named Bed Bath & Beyond’s interim finance chief in February, stepped into the roles of CFO and chief restructuring officer Saturday.


Bed Bath & Beyond Files for Bankruptcy With Plan to Shut Stores

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New Jersey with plans to shut down, putting thousands of jobs on the line.


Bankrupt Bed Bath & Beyond Desperately Seeking Buyer

Beleaguered Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday, eight months after speculation about its finances suggested a collapse could be coming.

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