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Sports Authority’s Demise Shakes Faith in Consignment Deals

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  • Who owns the merchandise when a retailer starts liquidation?
  • Lenders and suppliers jockey for money from bankruptcy sales

Sports Authority Inc. limped into bankruptcy in March with a straightforward plan to survive as a smaller, more nimble purveyor of bats, balls, sneakers and sweatpants. 

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