Clothing Retailer Big M Files For Ch. 11 In NJ

Law360, New York (January 7, 2013, 5:08 PM EST) -- New Jersey-based clothing retailer Big M Inc., which does business under the names Mandee, Annie sez and Afaze, filed for Chapter 11 protection on Sunday, claiming severe impacts from Superstorm Sandy and a "too little and too late" response from its insurer drove the company into bankruptcy.

Due to Sandy, most of the company's stores and its Totowa, N.J., headquarters and distribution center were unable to open or fully operate for a week or more, according to a declaration from Big M Chief Restructuring Officer Glenn...
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