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Important Information:

  • Final Hearing on Certain First Day Motions to be held on June 10, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. (CT). Please click here to view the First Day Pleadings.

  • Hearing on the Disclosure Statement and related materials to be held on June 30, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. (CT). Please click here to view the Notice of (I) Disclosure Statement Hearing and (II) Deadline for Filing Objections to Approval of the Disclosure Statement and Disclosure Statement Motion

  • The Meeting of Creditors will be held on June 16, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. (CT). Please click here to view the Notice of Filing of Chapter 11 Case.
  • Stage Stores, Inc. has filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. The Company will simultaneously solicit bids for a going concern sale of the business or any of its assets and initiate an orderly wind-down of operations. The Company will terminate the wind-down of operations at certain locations if it receives a viable going-concern bid.

    The health and safety of its associates and guests remains Stage Stores’ top priority as it takes a phased approach to reopening its stores in the coming weeks to commence the liquidation of its inventory. The Company currently anticipates that the first phase of approximately 557 stores will open on May 15, 2020, the second phase of approximately 67 stores is expected to open on May 28, 2020 and the balance of the chain is expected to open on June 4, 2020. The Company will provide updates as to the location and timing of stores that are opening on its website, www.gordmans.com, in due course.

    The press release the Company issued on May 10, 2020 can be accessed here: Press Release
    Customer and vendor letters and FAQ’s are available here: FAQ and Letters

    Stage’s case is pending under Case No. 20-32564 before the Honorable David R. Jones. The Docket can be accessed free of charge here or through the website maintained by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division (www.txs.uscourts.gov/bankruptcy - fees may apply).

    For additional information, please call (888) 647-1732 (U.S./Canada) or (310) 751-2622 (International) or click here to submit an email inquiry.
    IMPORTANT: Please find below a link to a document recently filed in the bankruptcy proceedings of Stage Stores, Inc., et al., Case No. 20-32564(DRJ) (United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division): Notice of Final Order Approving Notification and Hearing Procedures for Certain Transfers of and Declarations of Worthlessness with Respect to Common Stock

    Important Dates, Deadlines & Documents Show All Dates

    June 16, 2020
    (3:00 p.m. CT)

    June 10, 2020
    (2:30 p.m. CT)

    May 27, 2020
    (10:30 a.m. CT)

    May 21, 2020
    (3:30 p.m. CT)

    May 11, 2020
    (3:00 p.m. CT)

    May 10, 2020

    Debtors

    Debtor Name
    Debtor Case Number
    Stage Stores, Inc.
    20-32564
    Specialty Retailers, Inc.
    20-32565

    Meeting of Creditors

    The meeting of creditors pursuant to section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code (the "Meeting of Creditors") is scheduled for June 16, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. (CT) at the address listed below. Please use the following link to view the Notice of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case.

    United States Bankruptcy Court
    Southern District of Texas, Houston Division
    515 Rusk Avenue
    Houston, TX 77002

    Rule 9001(5) of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure requires that a representative of the Debtor appear at the Meeting of Creditors for the purpose of being examined under oath by a representative of the Office of the United States Trustee and by any interested parties that attend the meeting. Creditors are welcome, but not required, to attend the meeting. The Meeting of Creditors may be continued or adjourned by notice at the meeting, without further written notice to creditors.

    Parties & Addresses


    United States Bankruptcy Court
    Southern District of Texas, Houston Division
    515 Rusk Street
    Houston, TX 77002
    T: (713) 250-5500
    https://www.txs.uscourts.gov/bankruptcy


    Stage Stores Claims Processing Center
    c/o KCC
    222 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 300
    El Segundo, CA 90245
    T: (888) 647-1732


    Please file proof(s) of claim, if any, via US Mail or other hand delivery system. Facsimile and other electronic delivery methods are not acceptable. You must file an originally executed proof of claim. If you would like a copy of your claim returned to you as proof of receipt, please enclose an additional copy and a self-addressed postage-paid envelope.

    Attorneys' Addresses

    Joshua A. Sussberg, P.C.
    Neil E. Herman
    Kirkland & Ellis LLP
    Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
    601 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY 10022
    T: (212) 446-4800
    F: (212) 446-4900
    https://www.kirkland.com


    Joshua M. Altman
    Kirkland & Ellis LLP
    Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
    300 North LaSalle Street
    Chicago, IL 60654
    T: (312) 862-2000
    F: (312) 862-2200
    https://www.kirkland.com


    Matthew D. Cavenaugh
    Jennifer F. Wertz
    Kristhy M. Peguero
    Veronica A. Polnick
    Jackson Walker L.L.P.
    1401 McKinney Street, Suite 1900
    Houston, TX 77010
    T: (713) 752-4200
    F: (713) 752-4221
    https://www.jw.com