Claire’s Stores, Inc. is planning to file bankruptcy. The company is closing in on a deal in which control will pass from Apollo Global Management LLC to lenders including Elliott Capital, Capital Management and Monarch Alternative Capital, according to the people who asked not to be identified because the matter isn’t public. Venor Capital Management and Diameter Capital Partners are also involved, the people said. The move should help ease the $2 billion debt load at Claire’s. Click here for the full story.