Mattress Bathtub & Past warns it could exit of enterprise, inventory tanks

Mattress Bathtub & Past warns it could exit of enterprise, inventory tanks

The top could also be close to for Mattress Bathtub & Past (BBBY).

In an announcement revealed earlier than the market open on Thursday, the corporate stated chapter is on the desk as it really works to shore up its leaky steadiness sheet amid continued monetary struggles.

“The Firm continues to think about all strategic alternate options together with restructuring or refinancing its debt, searching for extra debt or fairness capital, decreasing or delaying the Firm’s enterprise actions and strategic initiatives, or promoting property, different strategic transactions and/or different measures, together with acquiring reduction below the U.S. Chapter Code,” Mattress Bathtub & Past stated in an announcement.

“These measures is probably not profitable,” the assertion added.

Mattress Bathtub & Past shares fell practically 30% in Thursday’s session. The inventory is buying and selling at ranges not seen since 1993.

For its fiscal third quarter ending November 26, 2022, gross sales dropped over 30%, to $1.259 billion from to $1.878 billion in the identical quarter final yr. The corporate stated these numbers mirrored “decrease buyer site visitors and decreased ranges of stock availability, amongst different components.”

Mattress Bathtub & Past expects to report a internet lack of $385.8 million for the quarter.

Notably, this era for the corporate doesn’t embrace the majority of the important thing vacation buying season, which some analysts have stated will possible be the final for the struggling retailer.

“Whereas the Firm continues to pursue actions and steps to enhance its money place and mitigate any potential liquidity shortfall, based mostly on recurring losses and destructive money move from operations for the 9 months ended November 26, 2022, in addition to present money and liquidity projections, the Firm has concluded that there’s substantial doubt in regards to the Firm’s potential to proceed as a going concern,” Mattress Bathtub & Past stated.

Mattress Bathtub & Past warns it could exit of enterprise, inventory tanks

An individual exits a Mattress Bathtub & Past retailer in Manhattan, New York Metropolis, U.S., June 29, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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