Following the announcement that Houston-based Mattress Firm filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the company’s CEO Steve Stagner went on a conference call with landlords of the company’s more than 3,000 brick-and-mortar stores around the country.

He elaborated on the company’s plan to close up to 700 stores, 200 of which will close in the next several days. Stagner said that immediately after the call, which took place at 11:30 CST on Oct. 5, Mattress Firm will be sending out requests for…

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