American Apparel (APP) Files for Bankruptcy

American Apparel (APP) has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but is looking to continue operations.

american-apparel-bankruptcy-appAmerican Apparel is waiting for court approval on a restructuring plan that it’s made with 95% of its debt holders. The deal would allow the company to stay open and part of the plan includes closing stores that aren’t profitable. The company operates 230 stores and six factories, reports USA Today.

American Apparel is looking to change how it operates as part of the restructuring plan. This will include new marketing, redesigned stores and different products. The comapny’s web business hasn’t been performing as well as competitors’ and it noted that its seasonal planning wasn’t up to par, USA Today notes.

News that American Apparel has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy doesn’t come as a surprise. The company filed a report with the SEC in August saying that it didn’t have the funds to operate for another 12 months.

More From InvestorPlace:
Is the Under Armour Stock Split a Raw Deal for UA Owners?
Grab These 1% Stocks while They Are Cheap
5 Boom or Bust Energy Stocks to Buy


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2015/10/american-apparel-bankruptcy-app/.

©2021 InvestorPlace Media, LLC