The (pizza) party's over. Texas-based CEC Entertainment, Inc., parent company of the popular Chuck E. Cheese theme restaurant chain in the U.S., has filed for bankruptcy as the combo of tremendous debt and stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic derailed their business.
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., a global superstar in rent-a-car, was taken out of the driver's seat and into bankruptcy thanks to many factors - including a propensity to load up on debt and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Animal pharma leader Akorn, Inc. had been in bankruptcy danger for several years. When a stern warning from the FDA and a failed takeover bid derailed their business, they were left with nowhere else to turn.
Canadian women's apparel staple Reitmans is being forced to restructure, its options exhausted from the outbreak of COVID-19. Yet signs of their bankruptcy potential were revealed by our FRISK® score a year prior to their filing.
J. C. Penney Company, Inc., an American shopping mall icon, has lost in its fight to avoid bankruptcy. In this COVID-19 pandemic, struggling public retailers that have stayed alive by loading up on debt are running out of time.