Pier 1 files for bankruptcy, seeking time to sell troubled chain

PIER 1 IMPORTS has filed for bankruptcy. / BLOOMBERG NEWS /LUKE SHARRETT
PIER 1 IMPORTS has filed for bankruptcy. / BLOOMBERG NEWS /LUKE SHARRETT
NEW YORK – Pier 1 Imports Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to facilitate a company sale after the retailer of eclectic home furnishings found itself squeezed by online rivals and crushed under too much debt. The Fort Worth, Texas-based retailer is in talks with multiple potential buyers, according to a statement Monday. Pier…

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