Lord & Taylor in New York.
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Venerable U.S. retailer Lord & Taylor filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday, becoming the latest in a growing list of storied names to do so amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak that has crippled the retail sector.
The company estimated both assets and liabilities in the range of $100 million to $500 million, its filing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia showed.
A storied department store chain founded in 1826, billed as the oldest in the U.S., Lord & Taylor had been exploring other options as well as filing for bankruptcy. Big names that already filed for Chapter 11 include J Crew…