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March 6, 1999 | Associated Press
Catalog retailer J. Peterman Co. was saved in a last-minute deal at a liquidation auction and will remain in business. The winning $10-million bid came from Paul Harris Stores Co., a women's apparel retailer that plans to move forward with a plan to expand Peterman's retail operation. Schottenstein Bernstein Capital Group, which had offered $8.8 million to liquidate the company, dropped out once the bidding reached $10 million.
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March 6, 1999 | Times Staff and Wire Services
Catalog retailer J. Peterman Co. was saved in a last-minute deal at a liquidation auction and will remain in business. The winning $10-million bid came from Paul Harris Stores Co., a women's apparel retailer that plans to move forward with a plan to expand Peterman's retail operation. The news caught employees of Peterman's only full-price store in Southern California by surprise. "We just really don't know what it means to us," said Leila Kaufman, manager of the J.
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February 23, 1999 | From Associated Press
Trendy catalog retailer J. Peterman Co., which last year launched a major expansion effort that included opening its first West Coast retail store at Fashion Island Newport Beach, is going out of business. Founder John Peterman said Monday that last-ditch attempts to find a buyer for his struggling company had failed. He said he expects a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge to set a date today for an auction at which J. Peterman Co.'
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February 23, 1999 | From Associated Press
Put the duster-clad man in the J. Peterman logo on a horse and point him west. The catalog retailer is preparing to ride off into the sunset. Founder John Peterman said Monday that last-ditch attempts to find a buyer for his struggling company had failed. He said he expects a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge to set a date Tuesday for an auction at which J. Peterman Co.'s assets will be sold to the highest bidder, with proceeds going to its creditors.
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February 23, 1999 | From Associated Press
Put the duster-clad man in the J. Peterman logo on a horse and point him west. The catalog retailer is preparing to ride off into the sunset. Founder John Peterman said Monday that last-ditch attempts to find a buyer for his struggling company had failed. He said he expects a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge to set a date Tuesday for an auction at which J. Peterman Co.'s assets will be sold to the highest bidder, with proceeds going to its creditors.
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January 26, 1999 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Retailer J. Peterman is seeking Bankruptcy Court protection from its creditors. The catalog company, whose nostalgic, high-priced clothing and accessories have inspired imitation as well as satire on the sitcom "Seinfeld," said holiday sales were poor. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Lexington, Ky., where the retailer is based, is to consider motions in the filing today. The petition is under Chapter 11 of the U.S.
BUSINESS
November 20, 1996 | RACHEL BECK, ASSOCIATED PRESS
It all started with a duster--a long, simple riding coat that John Peterman purchased during a trip to Wyoming. "I wore that coat and people wanted to buy it off my back," said Peterman, the co-founder and president of the J. Peterman Co. So he decided to give it a sell, and a decade later, the J. Peterman Co. is a big retailer known for its unique catalog filled with off-beat merchandise accompanied by poetic prose.
BUSINESS
October 18, 2000
* Clothing retailer Paul Harris Stores Inc. filed for protection from its creditors under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy laws so it can reorganize after a year of financial problems. The Indianapolis-based company also announced it has agreements to sell most of the assets of its subsidiary J. Peterman Co. for at least $4.3 million. * Guide to Our Staff: Need to reach Business section reporters or editors? A guide to the section's staff can be found at http://www.latimes.com/bizstaff.
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March 20, 1998 | Russ Stanton
J. Peterman Co., the quirky mail-order catalog whose founder became a cultural icon after being parodied on the "Seinfeld" television series for its novella-like writing , will open its first West Coast boutique at Fashion Island Newport Beach in May. The 5,000-square-foot store will sell clothes, accessories and home furnishings that appear in the company's three catalogs, plus exotic gifts. The Newport Beach store is part of a five-year plan by the Lexington, Ky.
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February 23, 1999 | From Associated Press
Trendy catalog retailer J. Peterman Co., which last year launched a major expansion effort that included opening its first West Coast retail store at Fashion Island Newport Beach, is going out of business. Founder John Peterman said Monday that last-ditch attempts to find a buyer for his struggling company had failed. He said he expects a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge to set a date today for an auction at which J. Peterman Co.'
BUSINESS
January 26, 1999 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Retailer J. Peterman is seeking Bankruptcy Court protection from its creditors. The catalog company, whose nostalgic, high-priced clothing and accessories have inspired imitation as well as satire on the sitcom "Seinfeld," said holiday sales were poor. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Lexington, Ky., where the retailer is based, is to consider motions in the filing today. The petition is under Chapter 11 of the U.S.
BUSINESS
November 20, 1996 | RACHEL BECK, ASSOCIATED PRESS
It all started with a duster--a long, simple riding coat that John Peterman purchased during a trip to Wyoming. "I wore that coat and people wanted to buy it off my back," said Peterman, the co-founder and president of the J. Peterman Co. So he decided to give it a sell, and a decade later, the J. Peterman Co. is a big retailer known for its unique catalog filled with off-beat merchandise accompanied by poetic prose.
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May 17, 1992 | Judith Sims
Newspapers held aloft against the rain are mere desperation; those small fold-out umbrellas work well enough until a slight breeze blows them inside out. For serious rain protection, look to the British, who have spent eons living and moving around under falling water. The J. Peterman Co. of Lexington, Ky., offers, in its mail-order catalogue, what it modestly calls the Best Umbrella, made in England by Swaine Adeney Brigg and Sons Ltd.--in business since 1750.
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