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Pier 1, Sears, Kmart, Forever 21, and A.C. Moore are among the retailers that are planning to close stores this year.
We take a look at who died, survived, and thrived in the retail sector during the most recent decade.
Blockbuster, Borders, Sports Authority, and more: The biggest retail bankruptcies of the past decade
Many of these bankruptcies resulted in mass store closings that have helped send hundreds of shopping malls into years-long downward spirals.
It hasn't been an easy 10 years for any traditional brick-and-mortar retailers, but Sears' decline represents the downfall of an icon.
Sears has closed more than 3,000 Sears and Kmart stores over the last decade. By February, the company will have 182 stores remaining.
Sears gathered employees in a room at a San Francisco office on Wednesday and told them all that they would lose their jobs.
Sears store managers were given a script for how to tell workers they were closing their location and would be letting them go.
Sears is closing 96 more stores, leaving only 182 stores left in the US. Here’s the full list of the ones closing.
The closings consist of 51 Sears and 45 Kmart stores. Only 182 Sears and Kmart stores will be left following these closings.
The beleaguered chain is hoping to cash in on the busy holiday shopping season after a tumultuous year.
Sears is charging $99 annually for an Amazon Prime-style membership with 50% off car services, 20% off clothes, and free appliance delivery
Sears Plus offers members free tire repair and steep discounts on other car, plumbing, and appliance services.