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SolarWorld AG (ETR: SWVK), one of the largest German-based solar product manufacturers, recently filed for insolvency. Management announced that this unfortunate outcome resulted from ongoing product price erosion, coupled with its cumbersome debt load.

Public company credit risk is more pervasive than you think. Do you know how much is in your portfolio?

A healthy supply chain is key to a sustainable, thriving business model, putting immense pressure on the procurement professional as the first line of defense. 

Learn how we can provide early warning on critical supplier financial risk:  Visit us at ISM2017 in Orlando, at Booth 717. 

The new crowdsourcing component of the FRISK® score helps identify public company financial risk more quickly and with better precision. The research activity of procurement, credit, and other financial professionals are collectively the vital driver of this proprietary model component.

Retailers across the board are still under tremendous pressure as consumers shift toward online shopping. Stores saddled with considerable leverage, like Sears Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: SHLD), Bon-Ton Stores (Nasdaq: BONT), and The Gymboree Corporation, are facing even greater headwinds than most. In fact, retail bankruptcies recently hit their highest level since the last economic recession, and this problem isn’t going away anytime soon.

The avalanche of print media digital disruptions may claim yet another daily news publisher. See the financial red flags that point to a possible bankruptcy filing by The McClatchy Company.

Class Dismissed for Gymboree? Peer Analysis Pinpoints Financial Distress

Even in the financially distressed retail sector, Gymboree Corporation is severely under-performing and bankruptcy risk is high.  

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 Will IGNITE Be the Next Restaurant Bankruptcy in 2017?

Although the restaurant industry is showing signs of growth in 2017, consumers are still looking elsewhere for dinner.