Guitar Center To File For Bankruptcy

GUITAR CENTER PLANS TO FILE FOR CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION

(CNN) – Guitar Center says it’s filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but plans to stay in business.

USA Today reports it’s negotiated a deal with investors and lenders to reduce its debt.

The company has about 300 Guitar Center stores and more than 200 music and arts stores.

It’s hiring a real estate firm to optimize that portfolio.

Guitar Centers handles instrument sales, rental, lessons, and repairs.

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