S&P 500   5,081.63 (+0.23%)
DOW   38,898.63 (-0.13%)
QQQ   437.93 (+0.61%)
AAPL   180.03 (-0.77%)
MSFT   409.55 (+0.45%)
META   489.05 (+1.04%)
GOOGL   137.24 (+0.63%)
AMZN   174.95 (+1.03%)
TSLA   199.87 (-1.07%)
NVDA   792.80 (+2.08%)
NIO   5.67 (+4.42%)
AMD   190.45 (+7.88%)
BABA   74.06 (-0.71%)
T   16.99 (+0.18%)
F   12.40 (+0.81%)
MU   89.85 (+0.16%)
CGC   3.27 (-2.68%)
GE   156.02 (+0.26%)
DIS   111.23 (+0.39%)
AMC   4.29 (-14.03%)
PFE   26.77 (-1.00%)
PYPL   60.23 (-0.03%)
XOM   104.55 (+0.22%)
S&P 500   5,081.63 (+0.23%)
DOW   38,898.63 (-0.13%)
QQQ   437.93 (+0.61%)
AAPL   180.03 (-0.77%)
MSFT   409.55 (+0.45%)
META   489.05 (+1.04%)
GOOGL   137.24 (+0.63%)
AMZN   174.95 (+1.03%)
TSLA   199.87 (-1.07%)
NVDA   792.80 (+2.08%)
NIO   5.67 (+4.42%)
AMD   190.45 (+7.88%)
BABA   74.06 (-0.71%)
T   16.99 (+0.18%)
F   12.40 (+0.81%)
MU   89.85 (+0.16%)
CGC   3.27 (-2.68%)
GE   156.02 (+0.26%)
DIS   111.23 (+0.39%)
AMC   4.29 (-14.03%)
PFE   26.77 (-1.00%)
PYPL   60.23 (-0.03%)
XOM   104.55 (+0.22%)
S&P 500   5,081.63 (+0.23%)
DOW   38,898.63 (-0.13%)
QQQ   437.93 (+0.61%)
AAPL   180.03 (-0.77%)
MSFT   409.55 (+0.45%)
META   489.05 (+1.04%)
GOOGL   137.24 (+0.63%)
AMZN   174.95 (+1.03%)
TSLA   199.87 (-1.07%)
NVDA   792.80 (+2.08%)
NIO   5.67 (+4.42%)
AMD   190.45 (+7.88%)
BABA   74.06 (-0.71%)
T   16.99 (+0.18%)
F   12.40 (+0.81%)
MU   89.85 (+0.16%)
CGC   3.27 (-2.68%)
GE   156.02 (+0.26%)
DIS   111.23 (+0.39%)
AMC   4.29 (-14.03%)
PFE   26.77 (-1.00%)
PYPL   60.23 (-0.03%)
XOM   104.55 (+0.22%)
S&P 500   5,081.63 (+0.23%)
DOW   38,898.63 (-0.13%)
QQQ   437.93 (+0.61%)
AAPL   180.03 (-0.77%)
MSFT   409.55 (+0.45%)
META   489.05 (+1.04%)
GOOGL   137.24 (+0.63%)
AMZN   174.95 (+1.03%)
TSLA   199.87 (-1.07%)
NVDA   792.80 (+2.08%)
NIO   5.67 (+4.42%)
AMD   190.45 (+7.88%)
BABA   74.06 (-0.71%)
T   16.99 (+0.18%)
F   12.40 (+0.81%)
MU   89.85 (+0.16%)
CGC   3.27 (-2.68%)
GE   156.02 (+0.26%)
DIS   111.23 (+0.39%)
AMC   4.29 (-14.03%)
PFE   26.77 (-1.00%)
PYPL   60.23 (-0.03%)
XOM   104.55 (+0.22%)

The Next 5 Retailers on the Edge of Bankruptcy

 
Through no fault of theirs, the novel coronavirus has put some retailers on the edge of bankruptcy. And as you’ve seen, many have fallen over that edge including iconic names like Nieman Marcus, J.C. Penney and J.Crew.

In fact, according to the American Bankruptcy Institute, there were 560 commercial Chapter 11 filings in April. That was a 26% increase over last year. And executive director, Amy Quakenboss, suggests that there are more to come.

“As financial challenges continue to escalate amid this crisis,” observes Quakenboss, “bankruptcy is sure to offer a financial safe harbor from the economic storm.”

With no revenue walking through the door, many retailers are seeing a semblance of revenue from e-commerce sales. But for some retailers, the shutdown is more impactful because they didn’t have a strong e-commerce structure. That means that they rely more than others on brick-and-mortar sales.

The real question now is will there really be the pent-up demand that some analysts still swear is just waiting to be unleashed. It may indeed exist. Time will tell. But time is not a commodity many of these retailers have. And we’ve identified five retailers for which the clock is not in their favor.

Click the "Continue to Slide #1" button to view the first company.