Consumer Goods Companies Push Ch 11 Filings Above 1,000

December 3, 2008 – Media Mention
Dow Jones Newswire

Joshua Angel says that a "triple whammy" is plaguing retailers and consumer goods companies, making them prominent among kinds of companies that have filed recently for Chapter 11 protection. Retailers have lost the confidence of secured lenders and trade suppliers, and customers, who could otherwise bail them out, are "on strike," he says.