March 11, 2019
Green Earth Stores and Green Earth Environmental Products, a Canadian specialty retailer of giftware, jewellery, collectibles and environmentally friendly products, which operates 29 stores across Canada, filed an NOI on March 4. As a result of the financial difficulties suffered due to reduced mall traffic and increased online competition, the London, Ontario-based Green Earth entities made the decision to conduct a store closing process commencing on March 8. On March 7, the Green Earth entities obtained court approval of, among other things, a Liquidation Process Order. The company has engaged FAAN Advisors Group as their chief restructuring advisor to assist with the NOI and store closure process. Crowe Soberman is the proposal trustee. Counsel is Miller Thompson for the company and Stikeman Elliott for the proposal trustee.