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50 Below files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

September 6, 2012
Filed under News

Website provider 50 Below has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the Duluth News Tribune reported.

The filing was made on Aug. 29, and it claims Duluth, Minn.-based 50 Below owes about $12 million to 20 creditors, including the IRS, the Minnesota Department of Revenue and the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Program.

Representatives from 50 Below said that the company will not be forced to lay off any of its 250 employees. The newspaper reported in a follow-up story that 50 Below expects to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy in three or four months.

Click here to read the original story, and here to read the follow-up.

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One Response to “50 Below files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy”

  1. John McKown on September 7th, 2012 10:14 am

    250 seems like a high employee count for a web/marketing company. We are a small website design shop, but we have migrated dealers from PSN and similar solutions to our online software. We do custom dealership website design, CMS, SEO, CRM, inventory management, ecommerce, and much more. Dealers have more options than PSN and 50 Below, they just need to look for them.

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