Consumer exuberance maxed out last summer and has since changed direction.
“Very challenging” sales trends.
Stunning acceleration of a trend.
Brick-and-mortar retail sinks artfully into coma.
PE Firm Apollo Schemes to Get Unstuck as Claire’s Stores Goes over the Cliff.
Previously “pent-up” real-estate demand to “fizzle.”
Another bankruptcy. Toxic Safeway-Albertsons combo waiting in the wings.
There’s no respite in sight.
When a PE firm is through strip-mining a company.
The industry spirals into turmoil.