retail bankruptcies

Lastman’s Bad Boy Furniture Proceeds to Liquidation Following Bankruptcy

A liquidator has been appointed to wind down operations as part of the retailer's strategic restructuring plan.

Retailers Led Bankruptcy Filings in Canada Over the Past 12 Months: Insolvency Insider

The publication tracks filings and one editor says that they expect an increase in filings in early 2021 following rent payment demands from landlords.

Canadian Retailer Swimco Goes Bankrupt and Shuts Down After 45 Years

The swimwear retailer had stores across the country and after failing to restructure, it became the latest business casualty of the pandemic.

Mass Bankruptcies and Store Closures Expected in Canada by Early 2021: Experts

Store closures and weaker consumer spending due to COVID-19 will see retail in Canada change substantially over the next six months.

All Ann Taylor, LOFT and Justice Stores Closing in Canada as US Parent Ascena Files

More than 50 Ascena brand stores will close in Canada, adding to an already significant number of vacancies following COVID-19 closures.

Parent Companies for Jack & Jones, Bootlegger, Cleo, and Ricki’s File for Bankruptcy Protection in Canada

Bestseller Canada filed on Tuesday and Comark on Wednesday, both grappling with COVID-19 related store closures as well as a financial crisis due in part to outstanding rents.

Sporting Goods Retailers SAIL & Sportium File for Bankruptcy Protection

The large-format retailers have succumbed to unprecedented competition as well as strained finances after weeks of stores closures due to COVID-19.

Reitmans Files for and Obtains Bankruptcy Protection

The iconic Canadian retailer says that this was “the hardest decision we have had to make as an organization in our almost one hundred years of history.”

Retail in Canada to Change Forever Amid Restructuring, Bankruptcies and Permanent Store Closings

Retailers across the country are evaluating operations to determine if they can remain operational. Some retailers such as Army & Navy have already announced that they will close forever.

Second Wave of Retail Bankruptcies Expected in Canada Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Expert

It’s an inevitable consequence of the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, though the future could be promising when retail adapts to a new world.
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