Barely two years after exiting bankruptcy, Allen Printing is beefing up its product range with the acquisition of another venerable player in Nashville’s printing sector. Allen, which is run by the Heffington family, recently bought Nashville Bindery Co., which has for nearly 50 years bound books... Read More
On firing your most troublesome customers, on learning how to manage during a crisis and why he likes movie soundtracks.... Read More
Two years ago, Shannon and Paul Heffington faced a daily tsunami of doubt and denial as their printing company hurtled toward eventual bankruptcy. Paul remembers the day when the numbness gave way to raw emotion: He collapsed and cried.... Read More
Steve Avery knew in his gut things weren’t right.
His business was foundering as it faced a deteriorating economy and range of other challenges, and one day he decided it was time for a change.... Read More
“Pre-packaged” bankruptcies have surged as companies deal with the fallout of the economic downturn. It’s a trend that can lead to more favorable outcomes for debtors and large creditors, experts say, but the deals can also be difficult to broker and may further marginalize some smaller creditors and vendors.... Read More
RICHMOND, Va. — Movie Gallery, the owner of struggling movie rental chains Movie Gallery and Hollywood Video, is planning to close its remaining stores and liquidate as consumers are increasingly get movies through the mail, vending machines and high-speed Internet connections.... Read More