Bankruptcy The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Bankruptcy en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:42:00 GMT Crumbs Buyer's Bid Goes Unchallenged as Chain Prepares to Emerge From Bankruptcy Lemonis Fischer's $6.5 million bid for the cupcake chain went unchallenged by the public, meaning the final sale of the company is less than a week away. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:42:00 GMT Kate Taylor Mrs. Fields and TCBY Are Rising From the Ashes, Hand in Hand Through dual branding and an in-store ecommerce business, the two sweet sister brands are hoping to cash in on a new type of franchise. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor Big-Name Startups Land on Most-Doomed Brands List Some of the companies that are expected to falter next year are headed by entrepreneurs you're very familiar with. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT Jason Fell Richard Branson on the Right Way to Multitask Taking on too much too fast can lead to disaster. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:30:00 GMT Richard Branson Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Heads for Liquidation Mt. Gox isn't rising from the ashes after all and its customers will likely never see the hundreds of thousands of bitcoins the shattered exchange lost. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:50:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Bankrupt Quiznos Settles With Franchisees in Cost Dispute The bankrupt sandwich chain has reached a settlement with 12 defunct franchisees who were suing the company for about $40 million. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:38:00 GMT Kate Taylor Mt. Gox Mysteriously Finds $114 Million Worth of 'Missing' Bitcoins The shady Bitcoin exchange's extended meltdown gets fishier by the minute. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:25:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Sbarro, a Food-Court Staple, May File for Bankruptcy as Early as Next Week If 2014 is the year fast-food pizza dies, Sbarro may be the first victim. According to reports, the chain is preparing to file for bankruptcy. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:06:00 GMT Kate Taylor Report: Quiznos Is Preparing to File for Bankruptcy According to reports, Quiznos is moving towards its second major financial restructuring in the last two years. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:15:00 GMT Kate Taylor Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy, Faults Hackers and Flawed System for Collapse The end has officially come for the former Bitcoin trading heavyweight, as it files for Chapter 11 in Tokyo and admits to losing nearly half a billion U.S. dollars worth of the virtual currency. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:01:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow How Lego Came Back From the Brink of Bankruptcy With its new 'The Lego Movie' out in theaters, a look at how the company skirted financial breakdown. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:00:00 GMT Richard Feloni Back to the Future: Barneys to Open New Store in Building Where it Was Founded In a serendipitous twist, the ultra-luxe retailer will reopen a second New York City flagship store in the very building where its business was founded in 1923. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:55:50 GMT Geoff Weiss The Fall of a Franchise: Blockbuster and 5 Other Chains That Went Bust What happens to franchisees when their franchisor goes belly up? Check out the rise and fall of these six formerly big U.S. chains. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 14:47:00 GMT Kate Taylor Everything You Wanted to Know About VC Liquidation Preference But Were Afraid to Ask Read the second part of a series that walks you step-by-step through a venture capital deal. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:30:00 GMT Bo Yaghmaie The Real Demon of Detroit (Opinion) An anti-business mindset is the real reason the Motor City finds itself in bankruptcy court. A federal bailout would be further evidence of its bad bets. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 10:55:00 GMT Ray Hennessey How One Business Bounced Back from Bankruptcy Four factors that led to Fatburger's financial comeback. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 07:00:00 GMT Gwen Moran How Ground Round, Sizzler and Bennigan's Bounced Back from Bankruptcy A handful of classic restaurant brands have reemerged from bankruptcy. Here's how these franchises fought their way back from the great strip mall in the sky. Tue, 29 May 2012 08:00:00 GMT Jason Daley How Your Business Can Last Longer than a Twinkie Kodak and Hostess may have landed in bankruptcy court, but you can avoid their fate. Here are four tips. Fri, 27 Jan 2012 05:00:00 GMT Carol Tice Successfully Navigating the Downturn Economic and Competitive Survival Strategies Fri, 02 Dec 2011 13:07:00 GMT Donald Todrin Friendly's Bankruptcy: A Lesson for Any Franchisee Our franchise columnist looks at what happens to any franchise operator when a parent company files for bankruptcy protection. Wed, 05 Oct 2011 10:15:00 GMT Jeff Elgin