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Filene's Basement up for sale

Store closures fail to help cash-strapped retailer pay vendors

By Jenn Abelson
Globe Staff / April 17, 2009

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Filene's Basement , the Boston bargain landmark, is being put up for sale. The plan, disclosed yesterday in a regulatory filing, comes just weeks after the famed discounter said it was scrambling for cash to satisfy vendors who were threatening to push the company into bankruptcy because they had not been paid for months. (Full article: 321 words)

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