Many companies, even some new businesses and ventures did not survive 2010 which was about the second year of an ongoing recession around the world. This article can help current and future companies and corporations analyze their situation.
It can be considered a lesson learned:
Six Companies That Did Not Survive 2010 - Yahoo! Finance
However, sometimes things just happen. For whatever reason the market/needs can change, or the economy can change beyond what a company can control.