What’s Next for Lord & Taylor Following Bankruptcy Filing

Once beloved for work and occasion wear, the 194-year-old department store succumbs to the pandemic

Lord & Taylor's venerable location on Fifth Avenue was sold by Hudon's Bay to WeWork in 2019. Getty Images

Lord & Taylor is the latest venerable retailer, with a history stretching back to 1826, that has succumbed to the pandemic by filing for Chapter 11 in Virginia on Sunday, along with its parent company Le Tote.

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@RichCollings richard.collings@adweek.com Richard Collings is a retail reporter at Adweek.