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Payless is just one of the companies that's shutting down.

These 19 retailers have filed for bankruptcy or liquidation in 2019

A slew of national retailers have already filed for bankruptcy in 2019. Here's a list of the major ones.
These malls are still kicking.

These 7 malls are some of the oldest in America, surviving the retail apocalypse and decades of change

Malls have struggled, owing in part to e-commerce, changing consumer preferences, and the 2008 financial crisis.
Did you used to buy your reading material at any of these retailers?

4 once-beloved booksellers that have closed their doors for good

Of these booksellers, one was absorbed into Barnes & Nobles, while the rest succumbed to financial difficulties between 2001 and 2011.

5 toy stores that aren’t around anymore

Kids these days likely won't recognize these toy stores that have folded, from Child World to Zany Brainy.
Some video-game retailers didn't ultimately survive a confrontation with their respective final bosses.

4 retro video game and software stores that have been deleted from malls across America

Companies often find out too late that there's no cheat codes when it comes to surviving in a competitive and evolving business.
From America's first food-service automat to a burger joint named after a comic book character, some of America's most iconic chain restaurants are now defunct.

12 iconic restaurant chains that no longer exist in America

From an automated cafeteria to country comedian chicken joints, these are some of America's most iconic restaurant chains that no longer exist.
You can't shop at the Room Store anymore.

6 furniture-store chains that aren’t around anymore

From the Room Store to Levitz Furniture, you won't be able to pick up a new couch or a dining table at these defunct furniture businesses.
Scoops Ahoy! is a fictional ice cream parlor, but the Starcourt Mall in Hawkins, Indiana, features a number of real companies that have since gone bankrupt.

‘Stranger Things” new season features a slew of iconic stores that no longer exist

Season three of "Stranger Things" is all about the mall, and the Starcourt Mall in Hawkins, Indiana, is jam-packed with actual retailers.
These businesses all short-circuited.

14 retro electronics stores that no longer exist

From Crazy Eddie to the Good Guys, here are the once-prominent electronics retailers that are no longer with us.
Brigham Young also founded a luxurious department store in Salt Lake City.

Inside the luxurious department store founded by one of the most important figures in Mormon history

Brigham Young, one of the most important leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, technically founded a department store too.