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• The Wall Street Journal reports that specialty retailer Brookstone “is shopping for bankruptcy financing to fund its business if it files for chapter 11 protection … The retail chain is seeking a roughly $50 million to $60 million loan to keep the business afloat,” and while the situation is said to be “fluid,” a bankruptcy filing could come soon. Another alternative would be a shuttering of unprofitable stores in its fleet of about 140.

Brookstone still is in business? Who knew?
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