FACTBOX-Largest U.S. retailer bankruptcies since 2000

Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:25am EST

 Feb 16 (Reuters) - The second-largest U.S. bookstore chain, Borders Group
Inc BGP.N, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday. It is among the largest
retailers to file for bankruptcy since 2000. Many large retailers filed for
bankruptcy in the 1990s, including Federated Department Stores and Macy (R.H.)
& Co Inc.
Company                    Bankruptcy      Assets in
                        filing year     billions
Kmart Corp                 2002            $14.6
Circuit City Stores Inc    2008            $3.74
Montgomery Ward LLC        2000            $3.49
Great Atlantic and
Pacific Tea Co          2010            $2.53
Ames Department Stores Inc 2001            $2.00
Spiegel Inc                2003            $1.89
U.S. Office Products Co    2001            $1.75
Linens 'n Things Inc       2008            $1.74
Heilig-Meyers Co           2000            $1.46
Borders Group Inc          2011            $1.28
Blockbuster Inc            2010            $1.02
Source: Bankruptcydata.com and court records.

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