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Reviewing America’s Retail Bankruptcies: A Slowdown in 2022 but Warning Signs Ahead

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America’s retail bankruptcies are at a record-low level, but signs indicate caution ahead for retailers. Our analysis of US bankruptcies covers the following:

  • Why bankruptcies are so low in 2022
  • Factors that could lead to an upsurge in bankruptcies in the future
  • Details of the two major retail bankruptcies in 2022, year to date: Buyk and Revlon
  • Year-to-date layoffs by major retailers
  • Trends in liquidation versus restructuring
  • How 2022 bankruptcies compare to 2021

For more on retail bankruptcies, read our 2021 review and access our Retail Bankruptcies Databank.

Coresight Research’s Weekly Store Trackers also chronicle store openings, closures and bankruptcies in the US and the UK.

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America’s Retail Bankruptcies: Coresight Research Analysis

Bankruptcies by Major US Retailers and Brand Owners

Market Factors in the Massive Retail Bankruptcy-Filing Slowdown in 2022

Our Insights on Potential Headwinds

Analysis of 2022 Key Retail Bankruptcies

Liquidation vs. Reorganization Trends

Major Retail Bankruptcies in 2021

What We Think

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