BRIEF-Bakers Footwear files for Chapter 11 reorganization

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Bakers Footwear Group Inc :

* Files for chapter 11 reorganization to address financial and operational


* To continue to pursue previously announced restructuring plans including sale

of up to 52 leases to Aldo US"

* Says customer programs and policies, including those pertaining to coupons

and refunds, remain in effect

* Sought Ch.11 bankruptcy at court in Eastern district of Missouri;requested

court approval for credit agreement

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