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PHOTOS: The Brand Graveyard - 17 Household Names That Fell Victim To The Recession

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Here lies a leading big box electronics retailer, an iconic photography mainstay and a host of once ubiquitous consumer brands. In the interest o...

How to Face Your Company's Mortality

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Ashkenas

Cross-posted from Harvard Business Online One corporate drama playing out in the news is the fate of Saab -- a now-orphan division of General Motors ...

Steve Zaillian's The Grand Bazaar

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
One For The Table

Strangest of all, there are, separated only by the prairies of asphalt, four mattress stores: Mattress Depot, Select Comfort, America's Mattress, and Sleep Country USA.

LBO Debt Weighs Heavily On Newly Private Companies

The New York Times | Andrew Ross Sorkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The credit quality of firms taken private in the last few years has "visibly eroded" since the credit crunch began last summer, analysts at Fitch Rati...

Linens 'n Things Files For Bankruptcy Protection, Closing 120 Stores

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — A Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by Linens 'n Things is the latest sign that the retail sector is becoming leaner and meaner amid a dif...

Linens CEO's Bizarre Behavior Troubles Billionaire Boss

New York Post | James Covert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Billionaire buyout king Leon Black may soon make the boss of Linens 'n Things an offer he can't refuse. The embattled retailer's CEO, Robert DiNicola...