No more Bigfoot garden statues?!? SkyMall files for bankruptcy

Never ordered. You?

Fortune

The parent company of in-flight shopping catalog SkyMall has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing an increased prevalence of mobile devices on planes as the primary reason for the company’s flagging sales.

Xhibit Corp. [fortune-stock symbol=”XBTC”] and several of its affiliates, including SkyMall, have asked a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Phoenix to supervise a sale of their collective assets, the company announced on Friday. “We are extremely disappointed in this result and are hopeful that SkyMall and the iconic ‘SkyMall’ brand find a home to continue to operate as SkyMall has for the last 25 years,” said Scott Wiley, Xhibit’s chief financial officer and acting CEO.

“With the increased use of electronic devices on planes, fewer people browsed the SkyMall in-flight catalog,” Wiley said in a bankruptcy filing.

The SkyMall catalog has long been an option for bored or curious flight passengers who could peruse its pages to find…

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