This week retailer American Apparel writes it’s final chapter as America’s once largest retailer. Last week the company was auctioned off to Canadian clothing maker, Gildan Activewear.
In yet another loss for brick-and-mortar retail stores, Pacific Sunwear has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It follows in the footsteps of retailers like Sports Authority and Wet Seal that have declared Chapter 11 over the past few years.
Bankruptcy is a great way to discharge debt so that you can move forward with a clean financial slate. It’s proven to be an effective tool for both consumers and businesses, but it’s important to know that bankruptcy is not the same for consumers and business.