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July 17, 2013

Orchard Supply, which sought bankruptcy protection earlier this year, has won court approval of as much as $176.3 million in bankruptcy financing, according to a report by Bloomberg.

San Jose Calif. -- Orchard Supply, which sought bankruptcy protection earlier this year, has won court approval of as much as $176.3 million in bankruptcy financing, according to a report by Bloomberg.

The U.S. bankruptcy court approved the loans that will help fund operations as Orchard pursues a sale of at least 60 of its 91 stores. Lowe’s Cos. has the lead offer of $205 million.

June 19, 2013

A report by Bloomberg said that Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corp. has been given approval by the bankruptcy court to seek bids from liquidators to run going-out-of-business sales at eight underperforming stores and potentially another 22.

San Jose, Calif. -- A Wednesday report by Bloomberg said that Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corp. has been given approval by the bankruptcy court to seek bids from liquidators to run going-out-of-business sales at eight underperforming stores and potentially another 22.

January 4, 2013

A Friday report by Reuters said that Virgin Megastore’s French division will declare insolvent next week, slated to unveil a plan to file for payments suspension on Jan. 7.

Paris -- A Friday report by Reuters said that Virgin Megastore’s French division will declare insolvent next week, slated to unveil a plan to file for payments suspension on Jan. 7.

The French operation is the latest victim of the slump in CD and DVD sales.
 
Virgin France is owned by private equity firm Butler Capital Partners, and operates 26 Virgin-branded stores in France.