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Dollar General is defying the retail apocalypse and opening 1,000 stores — here’s what it’s like to shop there

Dollar General plans to open 1,000 stores next year, while many other retailers are shutting hundreds of locations.
Seattle's iconic downtown Macy's will close after this holiday season.

I went inside Seattle’s 90-year-old Macy’s store, which is set to close after the holidays, and found the building is already being taken ...

I visited Seattle's iconic Macy's store, which is set to close in February. The top six floors are now Amazon office space.
Seattle's iconic downtown Macy's will close after this holiday season.

I went inside Seattle’s 90-year-old Macy’s store, which is set to close after the holidays, and found the building is already being taken ...

I visited Seattle's iconic Macy's store, which is set to close in February. The top six floors are now Amazon office space.
Santa Ed Taylor greeting holiday visitors.

Malls may be dying, but the retail Santa business is still thriving, and some retirees are becoming stars

The role of the modern mall Santa is evolving as rapidly as the retail landscape itself. Many Santas are finding work in alternative retail spaces.
The last decade has brought a lot of changes to the way we shop.

6 major ways that shopping has changed over the last decade, from the death of the mall to virtual dressing rooms

The rise of Amazon and e-commerce are just a few factors that have forced traditional retailers to change the way they function.

The retail industry could be headed for a tough holiday season. Here’s a roundup of 3 companies that just cut their profit outlooks.

Double-digit stock price slides from Macy's and Kohl's weighed on the S&P 500 Retail Index, which fell as much as 4% this week.
Kohl's accepts Amazon returns in all of its stores.

We visited Kohl’s and saw why sales are dipping as the company looks like it might suffer the same fate as other department stores

Kohl's just reported third-quarter earnings and sales that missed analysts' estimates. We visited a Kohl's in August and saw why.

JCPenney surges 23% after its 3rd-quarter earnings report wasn’t as bad as analysts thought it’d be

"We are beginning to see results – both in our numbers and how we operate as a business," said JCPenney CEO Jill Soltau.
Malls are closing all across the US.

6 major ways malls have changed over the last decade

From store closures to falling foot traffic and experiential add-ons, here are the 6 main ways malls have changed in the last decade.
Rolling Acres Mall in Akron, Ohio.

More than 9,100 stores are closing in 2019 as the retail apocalypse drags on — here’s the full list

Olympia Sports recently said it plans to close half its stores. Sears, Kmart, Party City, and Walmart have also announced closings.