Top 10 major retailers ready to default in 2018

Apr 24, 2017
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(MONEY)  Here’s S&P’s full list, including the likelihood the companies will default in the next year:

  1. Sears Holdings Corp. (Sears and KMart)
    Probability of Default: 23.84%
  2. DGSE Companies Inc. (Dallas Gold and Silver Exchange)
    Probability of Default: 14.87%
  3. Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc. (Appliance recycling service company)
    Probability of Default: 11.96%
  4. The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. (Bon-Ton, a department store chain)
    Probability of Default: 10.48%
  5. Bebe Stores Inc. (Bebe)
    Probability of Default: 10.06%
  6. Destination XL Group Inc. (Big & Tall Men’s Apparel)
    Probability of Default: 8.08%
  7. Perfumania Holdings Inc. (
    Probability of Default: 7.24%
  8. Fenix Parts Inc. (Automotive parts recycler)
    Probability of Default: 6.98%
  9. Tailored Brands Inc. (Men’s Wearhouse, Moores, Joseph Abboud)
    Probability of Default: 6.8%
  10. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. (Sears Hometown and Outlet)
    Probability of Default: 6.11%


Born and raised in the backwoods of Michigan, Thomas Dishaw is an independent writer and entrepreneur. His work has been criticized in Slate, Right Wing Watch, Gawker, Daily Mail, and NY Daily News. Thomas currently writes for and resides in Delaware with his wife and Shih Tzu, where they enjoy healthy eating, politics, MSU Spartans and conservative values.
  • Vlad TheSkewerer

    Well, I understand we add thousands of waiter waitress gigs every quarter….bwahahahahahaha!

  • Jackie Puppet

    Sears has been at or near the top of the list for years now, but somehow it’s still around.

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