Case Background

On March 19, 2018, Claire's Stores, Inc. and 7 affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Debtors") each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware before the Honorable Mary F. Walrath.  On December 18, 2018, the Court entered a Final Decree closing 7 of the Debtors' 8 cases (the "Closed Cases).  Going forward, all matters relating to any of the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors shall be administered under the case of Claire's Inc., Case No. 18-10583.

To view documents previously filed in connection with the Debtors on the Claire's Stores, Inc. docket (Case No. 18-10584), please click here.

Important Information & Dates

Deadline to File Claims

The Bankruptcy Court has set the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtors:

  • General Claims Bar Date: July 6, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • Governmental Claims Bar Date: September 17, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • Executory Contract and Unexpired Lease Rejection Claims Bar Date: November 12, 2018
  • Professional Fee Claims Bar Date: December 11, 2018
  • Administrative Claims Bar Date: January 10, 2019

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.


First Day Hearing

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on March 20, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. (ET) before the Honorable Mary F. Walrath, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 824 North Market Street, 5th Floor, Courtroom 4, Wilmington, Delaware 19801. 

Please click below to view and download the First Day Motions and the First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders


Plan and Disclosure Statement

On October 12, 2018, the Debtors filed their Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization and the Disclosure Statement related thereto.  On July 26, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement. On September 21, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order confirming the Plan, and on October 12, 2018, the Plan became effective.

Please click below to view all documents related to the Plan and Disclosure Statement:

Plan and Disclosure Statement



Effective Date


Omnibus Hearing

11:30 a.m. (ET)


Debtors' Counsel

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY   10153
Phone: 212.310.8000
Fax: 212.310.8007
Ray C. Schrock, P.C.
Matthew S. Barr
Ryan Preston Dahl

Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.

One Rodney Square
920 North King Street
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.651.7700
Fax: 302.651.7701
Daniel J. DeFranceschi
Zachary I. Shapiro
Brendan J. Schlauch
Brett M. Haywood

Debtors' Restructuring Advisors

FTI Consulting, Inc.

227 W Monroe Street
Suite 900
Chicago, IL   60606
Michael Buenzow
Phone: 312-252-9333
Daniel Hugo
Phone: 312-252-4056

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of the United States Trustee

844 King Street
Suite 2207
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.573.6491
Fax: 302.573.6497

United States Bankruptcy Court

District of Delaware
824 Market Street North, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.252.2900
Judge Mary F. Walrath


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
18-10584 Claire's Stores, Inc. March 19, 2018
18-10583 Claire's Inc. March 19, 2018
18-10585 Claire's Puerto Rico Corp. March 19, 2018
18-10586 CBI Distributing Corp. March 19, 2018
18-10587 Claire's Boutiques, Inc. March 19, 2018
18-10588 Claire's Canada Corp. March 19, 2018
18-10589 BMS Distributing Corp. March 19, 2018
18-10590 CSI Canada LLC March 19, 2018