Gordon Brothers Group's Real Estate Affiliate, DJM Realty, Lands Two Deals

Press Release
Boston, MA — Gordon Brothers Group, a global advisory, restructuring and investment firm specializing in the retail, consumer products, industrial and real estate sectors, today announced that its real estate affiliate, DJM Realty, has been retained as the exclusive disposition agent in two separate retail real estate deals. Linens 'n Things and Goody's Family Clothing have selected DJM Realty to dispose of 120 and 69 retail store leases respectively.

"Our real estate disposition service continues to grow at a rapid rate," stated Mark Schwartz, President and Chief Executive Officer, Gordon Brothers Group. "The consolidation and reconfiguration of real estate portfolios is one of the many ways we help our clients increase liquidity during challenging times."

Linens 'n Things: Disposition of 120 Retail Store Leases.
Linens 'n Things, a leading home furnishings specialty retailer, has retained DJM Realty to exclusively manage the disposition of 120 under-performing stores that the Company has earmarked for closure as part of its restructuring plan.

"We are pleased to announce our partnership with DJM Realty and look forward to a successful disposition of these stores. This is a great chance for retailers looking to expand their real estate," said Hugh Scullin, Senior Vice President of Real Estate, Store Planning, Construction and Legal for Linens 'n Things.

The 120 leases that are available for assignment in this bankruptcy sale are in the following states: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA and WI.

"The real estate locations are all in major markets which are difficult to enter. As with all Chapter 11 projects, the process moves fast and we are expecting an auction before July 31st," said Andy Graiser, Co-President, DJM Realty.

Linens 'n Things filed to reorganize under Chapter 11 on May 2, 2008.

Goody's Family Clothing: Disposition of 69 Retail Store Leases.
Goody's Family Clothing, Inc., a retailer of moderately priced family apparel which recently filed for Chapter 11 in an effort to restructure operations, has selected DJM Realty to exclusively manage the disposition of 69 retail store leases located primarily throughout the Southeastern United States. Goody's will remain fully operational and open for business as usual during this process.

"These 69 Goody's stores that DJM Realty will be marketing range from 20,574 - 52,632 square feet. We are pleased to offer these prime real estate locations to retailers," said Emilio Amendola, Co-President, DJM Realty. "The Goody's portfolio offers a unique mix of mid and big box stores located in freestanding locations and strip centers with strong retail co-tenants."

The Goody's store leases are available in the following locations: AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MO, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA and WV.

Goody's Family Clothing, Inc. identified the need to close these 69 under-performing stores to significantly reduce expenses and create a more appropriate capital structure so that the Company is better positioned for the future. These 69 locations are currently liquidating its inventory through their stores until store closures are complete. The anticipated bid due date is July 30, 2008.

About Gordon Brothers Group
Founded in 1903, Gordon Brothers Group (www.gordonbrothers.com) is a global advisory, restructuring and investment firm specializing in the retail, consumer products, industrial, and real estate sectors. Gordon Brothers Group maximizes value for both healthy and distressed companies by purchasing or selling all categories of assets, appraising assets, providing debt financing, making private equity investments, and operating businesses for extended periods. Gordon Brothers Group conducts over $40 billion in transactions and appraisals annually.

About DJM Realty
DJM Realty (www.djmrealty.com), a Gordon Brothers Group company, disposes of and/or mitigates liabilities on leased and fee-owned properties, appraises properties, and acquires retail, commercial, industrial and residential real estate that does not fit within the long-term goals of its clients.

About Linens 'n Things
Linens 'n Things, with 2007 sales of approximately $2.8 billion, is one of the leading, national large format retailers of home textiles, housewares and home accessories. As of December 29, 2007, Linens 'n Things operated 589 stores in 47 states and seven provinces across the United States and Canada. More information about Linens 'n Things can be found online at www.lnt.com.

About Goody's Family Clothing, Inc.
Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Goody's is a retailer of moderately priced family apparel that currently operates 355 stores in the 20 states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. Goody's Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Goody's Family Clothing, Inc., is a privately held company owned by GMM Capital LLC, PGDYS LLC and PGDYS Lending LLC; Prentice Capital Management is the managing member of PGDYS LLC and PGDYS Lending LLC. For more information on Goody's, visit www.goodysonline.com.