is in talks with its lenders over a restructuring plan that includes closing about 1,000 stores as it wrestles with an unsustainable debt load, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The discount shoe retailer may consider filing for bankruptcy if it's unable to reach a deal with the creditors, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the information isn't public. A decision on whether to restructure in or out of court may be reached as soon as this month, they said. The chain has hired Guggenheim Partners to help in the effort, the people said. Related: Zio's restaurant closes its doors in northwest Colorado Springs Representatives for Payless and Guggenheim declined to comment. Payless is the latest retailer to find its back against the wall because of declining mall traffic as more and more customers shift spending to experience from shoes and apparel. The retailer hired law firm Kirkland & Ellis to look at options for its $600 million debt load, people with knowledge of the matter said earlier. Traditional chains are struggling because of the quickening shift to online shopping offered by competitors led by Amazon.com. Retailers such as J.
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Hobby Lobby, I wont patronize them. I wont touch them. And I actually used to go there like once a week, said Patterson, who opposes the chains refusal to pay for some kinds of birth control for its employees. Long before Trump slammed Nordstrom for dropping his daughters clothing and accessories line spurring the presidents supporters to call for a boycott of the department store politically active consumers have used their purchasing power strategically. They could punish brands with which they disagreed, and reward those whose views aligned with theirs. In the polarized Trump era, the simple act of buying a drink or shoes has never seemed so political. Social media makes it easier than ever for activists and consumers รองเท้าแฟชั่นเกาหลี to target or defend stores and brands that take a stand or those they see as proxies for a politician. As a result, every shopping bag is a potential political statement, said Allen Adamson, founder of Brand Simple, a consulting firm. It is like carrying a sign in a rally. Patterson said her political views have absolutely influenced her buying decisions. I think everybody has their different extremes, or what they feel is worth taking a stand for, said Patterson, who turns 34 on Monday, as she shopped with her husband and 16-month-old daughter at an Allentown mall. The weaponized buying can be a minefield for retailers and brands, many of which are already struggling as malls fall out of favor and people buy more online.
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