Famous Corporations That Have Filed for Bankruptcy Protection

A
Air Berlin (German airline).
Aladdin Gaming, LLC (a Las Vegas hotel-casino).
American Airlines (and its parent company AMR Corp.).
American Banknote Corporation.
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists/AFTRA.
AMF Bowling Worldwide, Inc.
Atari.
B
Baldwin Piano & Organ Company.
Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
Blockbuster Inc.
Borders Group Inc.
Burlington Industries, Inc.
C
Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (U.S. casino operator of Caesars, Harrah’s and Horseshoe brands).
Carolco Pictures, Inc.
Chiquita Brands International, Inc.
Chrysler LLC
Circuit City.
Citadel Broadcasting Corporation
Colt Defense LLC (American gun manufacturer).
Continental Airlines, Inc.
Converse, Inc.
Core Media Group (parent company of reality TV shows productions, including American Idol).
Cypress Gardens Adventure Park (one of the earliest Florida theme parks).
D
Dairy Mart Convenience Stores, Inc.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Detroit, Michigan, United States (largest city in the U.S. to ever file).
Dow Corning Corporation.
E
Eastern Airlines, Inc.
Eastman Kodak Co.
Enron Corporation (second largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history up to this time; WorldCom below being the largest).
eToys, Inc.
Excite@Home.
F
FAO Inc. (FAO Schwarz toy stores).
Frederick’s of Hollywood, Inc.
FriendFinder Networks Inc. (owner of dating websites, adult websites, Penthouse magazine).
Fruit of the Loom, Inc.
G
Gawker Media.
General Growth Properties, Inc. (mall operator; biggest real estate bankruptcy in U.S. history up to this time).
General Media (publisher of Penthouse magazine,% owned by Bob Guccione).
General Motors Corporation.
Gibson Brands Inc. (iconic American guitar manufacturer) The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (also known as A&P; grocery stores in the US).
H
Hostess Brands, Inc. ( & earlier as Interstate Bakeries Corporation).
I
iHeartMedia Inc. (largest U.S. radio media company).
Interstate Bakeries Corporation (makers of “Twinkies,” “Wonder Bread,” et al.) ( changed its name to Hostess Brands, Inc. in, which filed for protection in January).
J
Japan Airlines.
K
Kmart Corporation.
L
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.
Lionel Corporation
Loews Cineplex Entertainment, Inc.
Los Angeles Dodgers.
M
Maidenform, Inc.
Marvel Entertainment Group.
McCrory Corporation
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
Montgomery Ward, Inc.
N
New England Confectionery Co. (Necco) – (America’s oldest operating candy manufacturer).
Northwest Airlines Corporation.
O
Orion Pictures Corporation.
Owens Corning Corporation.
P
Pan Am Corporation.
Paramount Studios.
Peabody Energy Corporation (world’s largest private coal-producing company, US based).
Pepsi Cola Company.
Planet Hollywood International, Inc.
Polaroid Corporation.
Peurto Rico (United States territory).
Purina Mills, Inc.
R
RadioShack Corporation.
Reader’s Digest Association.
Regal Cinemas, Inc.
Relativity Media, LLC.
Remington Outdoor Company (firearms manufacturer).
Resorts International, Inc.
Riviera Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas)
S
Saab Automobile.
Sbarro, Inc. (Italian food restaurant chain).
Sears Holdings Corp. (Sears department stores).
Singer Company (manufacturer of sewing machines).
Sizzler International, Inc.
Six Flags, Inc. (world’s largest regional amusement-park company).
Smith Corona Corporation.
Southland Corporation ( stores).
Stan Lee media
Sunbeam Corporation.
Sun-Times Media Group, Inc.
Swissair Group, Inc.
T
Texaco, Inc.
Toys “R” Us, Inc.
Toysmart.com.
Trans World Airlines, Inc./TWA
Tribune Group (owner of the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, et al).
Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. (formerly called Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts Inc.).
U
US Airways.
U.S. Office Products Company (“Mail Boxes, Etc.” stores).
V
Vlasic Foods International, Inc.
W
Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.
Western Union Corporation.
WorldCom, Inc. (largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history up to this time).
W.R. Grace & Company.
Z
Zenith Electronics Corporation.

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