An urgent court bid by two clothing companies to interdict Edcon’s meeting on its business rescue plan from going ahead on Monday afternoon, has failed.

The creditors — Kingsgate clothing company and Clematis, a clothing manufacturing company — approached the court on Monday morning seeking an urgent interdict to stop Monday’s afternoon meeting.

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