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  1. financial woes
    Barneys Responds to Bankruptcy RumorsThe retailer is indeed mired in bad credit.
  2. stores that are what they sell
    Loehmann’s Filed for BankruptcySounds like it’s time for a much-needed face-lift.
  3. loose threads
    Loehmann’s Receives $10 Million Investment; Peter Som to Design Luxury LinensAnd Kylie Minogue wore Jean Paul Gaultier couture on the cover of her new album.
  4. recession store-ies
    Barneys Might Have Avoided Those Bad Financial Problems If They Had Just Hired a Darn CEOThey’ve been CEO-less for over a year. What gives?
  5. loose threads
    At Last, Barneys Gets Money; Stefano Pilati Collaborates With PumaAlso, the editor of British ‘Vogue’ is tired of being told she doesn’t look like a ‘Vogue’ editor.
  6. broke people
    Barneys’ Spring Orders to Be Held Until Financing Proves Less SketchyThe store owes vendors millions, which is making the people who approve orders pretty uncomfortable.
  7. broke people
    Barneys Not for Sale, But Still Kind of a MessIstithmar really screwed itself over on this one.
  8. broke people
    Barneys Spring Orders HaltedThe move is temporary until Barneys tidies up its financial mess.
  9. everything must go
    Barneys Is Only Worth About $350 MillionIf Istithmar sells it, they stand to lose more than $500 million.
  10. everything must go
    Barneys May Be for SaleIstithmar wants to sell the company for $942.4 million.
  11. cult of personality
    Howard Socol’s Job at Barneys Is Very SpecialYesterday we learned Socol will resign from his position as CEO of the retailer. He says he wants a little me time, and it sounds like he’ll miss this special job very much.