Private Equity Pumped Billions Into Dozens of Shoe Brands — Then They Went Bankrupt

In the past three years, a slew of familiar and beloved staples — Sports AuthorityPayless ShoeSource, Sports Chalet, Aerosoles and many of their peers — flocked to bankruptcy court seeking cover from a barrage of retail disruptors

Source: https://footwearnews.com/2018/business/retail/private-equity-bankruptcy-retail-fashion-shoe-brands-nine-west-payless-1202575710/