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Fred's Inc. files for bankruptcy, closing retail stores

 

September 8, 2019



MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Discount retail and pharmacy chain Fred's Inc. is filing for bankruptcy and closing its stores over the next two months.

The Memphis, Tennessee-based company said in a statement Monday that it has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy and has begun liquidation sales at all of its retail locations.

The company said it expects to continue fulfilling prescriptions at most of its pharmacy locations, while pursuing the sale of its pharmacies.

Fred's has filed a motion with U.S. Bankruptcy Court seeking up to $35 million for a financing agreement with certain lenders. Chief Exec...



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