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Bed Bath & Beyond Warns Of Potential Bankruptcy

The New York Times reports: Bed Bath & Beyond, the beleaguered home goods retailer, warned investors on Thursday about the darkening prospects for its future, saying that bankruptcy was a possible option. The company reported preliminary earnings, noting lower sales and slower foot traffic compared to the prior year. The company said its sales were about $1.3 billion for the …

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JCPenney Offers To Buy Rival Kohl’s For $8.6 Billion

The New York Post reports: The owners of JCPenney have made an offer to acquire archrival Kohl’s in a deal that could value the department-store chain at upwards of $8.6 billion, The Post has learned. Under the proposal, shopping-mall giant Simon Property and Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management — which together scooped JCPenney out of bankruptcy in December 2020 — have …

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WSJ: Amazon To Open Meatspace Department Stores

The Wall Street Journal reports: Amazon.com Inc. plans to open several large physical retail locations in the U.S. that will operate akin to department stores, a step to help the tech company extend its reach in sales of clothing, household items, electronics and other areas, people familiar with the matter said. The plan to launch large stores will mark a …

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