(The following statement was released by the rating agency)
NEW YORK, April 25 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has published updated recovery analyses
for U.S. Retailers, including:
--The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (BONT) (as of Feb. 2, 2013)
-- J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) (as of Feb. 2, 2013)
--Levi Strauss & Co. (as of Feb. 24, 2013)
--Neiman Marcus, Inc. (NMG) (as of Jan. 26, 2013)
--RadioShack Corporation (RSH) (as of Dec. 31, 2012)
--Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) (as of Mar. 2, 2013)
--Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) (as of Feb. 2, 2013)
--SUPERVALU Inc. (SVU) (as of Dec. 1, 2012)
--Toys 'R' Us, Inc. (TOY) (as of Feb. 2, 2013)
The interactive recovery analysis worksheets are available at
'www.fitchratings.com' under the following headers:
Sectors >> Corporate Finance >> Corporates >> Research
Monica Aggarwal, CFA
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
One State Street Plaza
New York, NY 10004
Philip Zahn, CFA
Isabel Hu, CFA
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Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.
The Recovery Ratings reflect the application of Fitch's current criteria which
is available on Fitch's website at 'www.fitchratings.com'.
Applicable Criteria and Related Research:
--'Corporate Rating Methodology' (Aug. 8, 2012);
--'Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Non-Financial Corporate Issuers'
(Aug. 14, 2012).
Applicable Criteria and Related Research U.S. Retail Recovery Models ??????
Corporate Rating Methodology
Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Utilities
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