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The Rise and Fall of Chuck E. Cheese, Which Just Filed for Bankruptcy

The chain's parent company, CEC Entertainment, filed for Chapter 11 on Thursday, citing pandemic-related reasons.

GNC Is Closing 248 Stores After Filing for Bankruptcy. Here's the Full List.

Stores are closing in 42 states, as well as in Puerto Rico and Canada.

From Bankruptcy to $87 Million in Funding: How Tamara Mellon Saved Her Namesake Brand

The Jimmy Choo co-founder has faced plenty of hurdles as an entrepreneur. But now, she's clinging tight to her vision -- and finding new levels of success.

9 Multimillionaires Who Lost It All but Came Back

You're never so rich you can't go broke and you're never so broke you can't get rich.

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