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Aeropostale files for bankruptcy

Teen-clothing chain intends to reappear in 6 months as standalone enterprise with smaller store base

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Aeropostale Inc, the teen-clothing chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection after battling its main supplier and closing hundreds of stores to stem years of losses.

New York

AEROPOSTALE Inc, the teen-clothing chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection after battling its main supplier and closing hundreds of stores to stem years of losses.

The latest in a spate of high-profile retail bankruptcies was filed on Wednesday in the United States