Background on the Debtors

The iconic retail brand, Brooks Brothers, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in the Delaware Bankruptcy Court.

Founded in 1818, Brooks Brothers is one of the country’s oldest retailers.  In light of the coronavirus, rent had become a significant burden for the retailer.  To date, Brooks

Lucky Brand became the latest retailer to seek bankruptcy protection when it filed for chapter 11 protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on Friday, July 3rd.  Lucky Brand joins J.Crew, Neiman Marcus and J.C. Penney, all of which filed for bankruptcy during the pandemic.

Matthew A. Kaness, Lucky Brand