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Lucky Brand files for bankruptcy, has offer to sell company

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denim retailer Lucky Brand Dungarees has filed for bankruptcy protection, blaming its troubles in part on the coronavirus pandemic, and said it has a deal lined up to sell the company. Lucky said it plans to close 13 stores and could shutter more during the bankruptcy process. Los Angeles-based Lucky filed...

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