December 27, 2000  

Daily Bankruptcy News

Brought to you by BKINFORMATION.COM - The Source for Business Bankruptcy Information on the Internet AND BKCLAIMS Marketplace - The Online Market For Bankruptcy Claims 

Also available on the Web (with links to the news stories)  at:


Bradlees' Slump In Sales Is Fatal

Embattled Bradlees to cease operating

Bradlees to Conduct Orderly Wind-Down of Its Business

Bradlees Is Going Out of Business


Slowing growth prompts US law firms to beef up bankruptcy teams

Washington, D.C.: Bankruptcy Concerns on Rise


KCS Energy, creditors agree on reorganization plan

KCS Energy, Inc. Reaches Agreement With Creditors' Committee and Noteholders On Amended Plan of Reorganization


Retail Industry:

Late Shopping Not Enough for Retailers

Some post-holiday shoppers see bargains in retail stocks

Stores See Holiday Retail Slump



High-Tech 2000- Y2K Fuss to Bust

Funny money fizzles; Dot-coms in crisis

E-Tailing's Blue Christmas



  Finova credit ratings slide, bankruptcy an option

Lernout &Hauspie refiles for creditor protection in Belgium

Movie Theater Industry:

Regal Cinemas reportedly to file to reorganize

Theater Industry Crisis Keeps Digital Movies Dark


Struggling Unapix loses Amex listing

Power Utilities:

Calif. utility seeks 30 pct rate hike

State PUC Holds Emergency Hearing in SF Tomorrow

Why electricity can't be treated like apples

These Messes Are What Deregulation Gets Us


Wheeling-Pittsburgh: Holiday Sights Belie Bankruptcy

Levitz soon to shed bankruptcy

Paul Harris Closing 'Indy' Store

Portland, OR: Graphics company asks for time to restructure business

Kansas City: TNT files for bankruptcy, plans to sell off assets

Phoenix: Tech analysts see continuing slide for Arizona firms

Albany, NY: Aerospace firm files for bankruptcy



New Bankruptcy Opinions
(No new opinions today)


Mexico's New Bankruptcy Laws Not Working



Japan Unemployment Near Record High

Kumagai eyes debt-waiver approval this week



Bankruptcy attempts harm Mil Helicopter Plant


Gaming Industry:

WWF throws in the towel on Las Vegas casino

Subcontractor denies claims of fraud during construction of Vegas resort


Jones Day Names Two New Bankruptcy Partners

San Jose: Economy is headed for dot-coma

Austin, TX: Go away, Chicken Little


Despite Troubles, Legend Airlines Employees Remain At Work

Collapse of Two Startup Carriers Puts Focus on Frontier, JetBlue Airlines



Weather Forecast:
Enter City, State, or Zipcode:

If you received the Daily Bankruptcy News via email, to view a news story, click on the headline, and the story should open in your web browser. To view additional stories, click back to the email and click on additional headlines, which will cause new stories to open in your web browser.  You can view the Daily Bankruptcy News on the web by clicking here, or by going to BKINFORMATION.COM and clicking on the Bankruptcy News button.  Note that the Daily Bankruptcy News is distributed via "HTML email" in which the links to the news stories are embedded in the headlines.  The email you receive should look like a 3-column newspaper, with headlines for each story. If you receive the Daily Bankruptcy News by email and the copy you receive is not formatted like a 3-column newspaper, or does not seem to contain links to the news stories, you may have an email client that is not capable of receiving HTML email, or is not configured to display such email.  You can however, receive a daily email notifying you when the Daily Bankruptcy News is updated on the web site. If you would like to receive such an email, please let us know at  

Advertising is available in the Daily Bankruptcy News in a variety of places, formats and prices. Go to  for a list of choices.  Feel free to contact us with any questions.

If you would like to start receiving the Daily Bankruptcy News by email each day, go to  and fill in the information requested.  If you do not receive an email confirming your subscription to the publication, please contact us at for help.  

If you already receive Daily Bankruptcy News by email and you wish to remove your email address from the distribution list, click here and send the email that should appear.  Note that the email must be sent from the same email address at which you are receiving the Daily Bankruptcy News. You do not need to type anything in the body of the email message.   If you do not receive an email confirming deletion of your email address from the distribution list  for the publication, contact us at for help.

Daily Bankruptcy News is published each business day by BKINFORMATION.COM, L.L.C.  You can reach us at 281-242-6208 or at 

Copyright 2000  [BKINFORMATION.COM]. All rights reserved.