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Why retailers almost never come back from bankruptcy

The Bed Bath & Beyond bankruptcy saga continues — this time with a glint of good news. The company is in talks to sell its baby product chain, Buybuy Baby, according to reporting by WSJ.


Corporate bankruptcies are on the rise — and the pain won’t end for a while

From Vice Media to Bed Bath & Beyond, bankruptcies are picking up again. Last week, corporate America had its worst 48-hour stretch of bankruptcies since at least 2008, according to Bloomberg.


Tesla has more ability to experiment than other automakers, says Rapid Ratings CEO

James Gellert, Rapid Ratings CEO, joins ‘Power Lunch’ to discuss Tesla’s price cuts and the state of the auto industry.


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.

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