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Libbey Emerges From Chapter 11

Libbey Inc. has completed its financial restructuring and emerged from Chapter 11 as a new private company, Libbey Glass LLC, formed and controlled by Libbey Inc.’s former lenders. The company said it will remain under the same leadership.

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J.C. Penney Receives Court Approval For Asset Purchase Agreement  

J.C. Penney said that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas has approved the previously announced asset purchase agreement with Brookfield Asset Management, Inc., Simon Property Group and the company’s DIP and First Lien Lenders, which is supported by the unsecured creditors committee.

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Libbey Reaches Agreements With Unions

Libbey said it has reached consensual, ratified agreements with the United Steelworkers (USW) and the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) regarding modifications to their collective bargaining agreements and union-related retiree health and welfare benefits. 

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Century 21 Stores Going Out Of Business

Century 21 Stores has filed for Chapter 11 and plans to commence a wind down of its off-price retail operations and going out of business sales at its 13 stores across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida after serving customers for nearly 60 years.

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Lord & Taylor To Liquidate All Stores

After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and unable to find a buyer, Le Tote, Inc. and Lord & Taylor will now conduct going out of business sales at all 38 stores and on the retail brand’s website.

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Lord & Taylor Slates Five More Store Closures

Le Tote, Inc. and Lord & Taylor, which recently filed for Chapter 11, said they continue to review offers for a sale of the company and its brands. Meanwhile, the company added five more Lord & Taylor stores to the list of stores that are now participating in the store closing sale process led by a joint venture of Hilco Merchant Resources and Gordon Brothers.

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Marquee Brands Acquires Sur La Table

Confirming recent media reports, Marquee Brands LLC, a leading global brand owner, marketer and media company, has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the Sur La Table brand and all related intellectual property.

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Stein Mart Starts Going Out Of Business Sales

Stein Mart, which just filed for Chapter 11 reorganization, has authorized going out of business sales by a joint venture comprising Gordon Brothers, Hilco Merchant Resources, Tiger Capital Group, B. Riley Financial’s Great American Group and SB360 Capital Partners.  The sale process is underway at all 279 Stein Mart locations across the U.S. 

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