15 Major Companies That Filed for Bankruptcy Due to the Pandemic

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Many familiar retailers and restaurants that already were reeling from changing consumer habits received a financial punch they may not overcome when the coronavirus pandemic hit earlier this year.

Some will hang on by restructuring their companies — often including shuttering underperforming stores — through Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization. Others we may never see again as they liquidate and go out of business.

Here is a look at some of the most familiar names that have started bankruptcy proceedings since the pandemic hit.

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