INVESTMENT BANKING DATABASE: Retail
- How to explain bankruptcy wave? There's no shortage of theories. Nameth, Louise // American Banker;10/3/96 Supplement, Vol. 161, p8A
Enumerates the factors that present obstacles in analyzing what causes the bankruptcy wave in banking. Opinions of bankruptcy experts concerning the determinants of bankruptcy; Alarming trend in relation to personal bankruptcy; Results of the study conducted by Visa U.S.A. Inc. concerning the...
- Visa sees signs of an upturn in bankruptcies. Fickenscher, Lisa // American Banker;8/29/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 166, p12
Reports on Visa U.S.A.'s anticipation of an increase in personal bankruptcy filings in 1995. Administrative Office of the Courts' report on the decline in filings in 1994; Average number of filings per week; Factors behind increase in bankruptcy filings.
- Visa sees bankruptcy rise slowing in '98. // American Banker;9/23/1997, Vol. 162 Issue 183, p2
Highlights Visa USA's expectations on the slowdown of bankruptcy filings in the United States in 1998.
- Visa says poll proves bankruptcy too easy, few mull other options. Seiberg, Jaret // American Banker;4/10/1997, Vol. 162 Issue 68, p4
Reports on the plan of Visa U.S.A. Inc. to release a study showing that the bankruptcy law in the United States does little to deter the consumers from abusing the system. 8.6% of the respondents in a survey admitting filing for bankruptcy at least twice; Plan of Visa to distribute the study to...
- Visa '93 report: Fewer but bigger bankruptcies. Fickenscher, Lisa // American Banker;9/20/1994, Vol. 159 Issue 181, p20
Reports on the findings of VISA USA's 1994 Bankcard Bankruptcy survey. Increase in average bankruptcy loss; Bankruptcy filings on credit card, current and charged-off accounts; Methodology used.
- Eddie Bauer to Shutter Home. // Home Textiles Today;2/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 25, p2
The article reports that Eddie Bauer Inc., the division of Spiegel Inc., will close its Eddie Bauer Home stores as part of the restructuring of the company as it emerges from Chapter 11. The company will also close its direct home business, which includes the catalog and Internet offerings but...
- This Time, Visa's Interlink Hike Draws No Fire. Breitkopf, David // American Banker;2/12/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 29, p1
Reports on the plans of Visa USA to increase Interlink's merchant fees in the United States. Proposal of Visa to merchants meeting the volume-based criteria; Rate on merchant fees; Purpose of the increase.
- Visa study clears cards in bankruptcy rise. Seiberg, Jaret // American Banker;6/10/1997, Vol. 162 Issue 110, p2
Reports that Visa USA will release a study showing that change in income and not increased use of credit cards, is the primary reason for the rise in personal bankruptcies in the United States. Other factors contributing to the rise in bankruptcy filings.
- Visa projecting a 69% jump in bankruptcy filings by 2001. Seiberg, Jaret // American Banker;7/14/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 132, p1
Reports on Visa USA Inc.'s prediction that consumer bankruptcy filings will rise nearly 69 percent by 2001. Need for the industry to focus on fraud and abuse in the system; Consumer advocates' blaming of the credit card industry for the record filings in 1997.