With A Store In Harlem Lane Bryant And Others Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The parent company of Lane Bryant, Ann Taylor, LOFT, Justice, Catherines, and Lou & Grey — ascena retail group, inc. — is the latest retailer to take a fall from the COVID-19 pandemic and file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Continue Reading →

The Rental Car Behemoth Hertz Latest To File For Bankruptcy Closing Spots From Harlem To Hawaii

Hertz with a number of locations in Harlem is the latest major company to implode after the COVID pandemic nearly halted all business and leisure travel worldwide. Continue Reading →

Pier 1 Imports Wants To Close All Its Stores From Harlem To Hollywood For Good

The last we heard from home goods chain Pier 1 Imports was in February when the retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced it would shutter 450 of its 942 stores. Continue Reading →

Tracee Ellis Ross Designed An Chic Collection For Everybody And Every Body For JC Penney

WWD reports that Tracee Ellis Ross, the Black-ish actress teamed up with JC Penney for a limited-edition holiday capsule collection that’s both accessible and inclusive for all budgets and body types. Continue Reading →


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