January 15, 2013 – Oak Point Partners, Inc. acquired the remnant assets of the Ames Department Stores, Inc., et al. Bankruptcy Estate in January 2013. On August 20, 2001, Ames Department Stores, Inc. and its related entities (“Ames Department Stores”) filed a chapter 11 petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, assigned case No. 01-42217. A Chief Wind Down Officer was appointed to liquidate the estate’s assets.
About Ames Department Stores
Founded in 1958 by two brothers, Ames Department Stores became the nation’s fourth largest discounter with over 700 stores in 20 states. The company focused on setting up stores in smaller towns in rural areas. The company sold quality merchandise at discount prices and relied upon its sales of housewares, automotive supplies, and hardware to generate growth. At its peak, the company employed 22,000 people.
Ames Department Stores also operated under several trade names including Hills Stores and Neisner Brothers.
The former headquarters of Ames Department Stores was located in Rocky Hill, CT.
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