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Rolling Acres Mall in Akron, Ohio.

More than 6,400 stores are closing in 2019 as the retail apocalypse drags on — here’s the full list

Fred's is closing 104 stores, in addition to the 159 closings announced earlier this year.
Party City is closing 45 stores.

Party City is closing 45 stores amid a global helium shortage — here’s the list

Party City is closing stores in California, Illinois, Connecticut, and Washington.

Office Depot is closing 50 stores — see if your store is on the list

Office Depot is closing 50 stores in at least 20 states under its namesake and OfficeMax banners in 2019.

CVS Health just closed 46 stores — here’s the list

CVS Health, the biggest pharmacy chain in the US, is closing 46 underperforming stores in at least 13 states.

The pace of store closures is on track to accelerate after hitting record highs. This map shows where Americans are feeling the most pain.

The retail apocalypse isn't slowing down. Cushman & Wakefield has predicted that retailers will close 9,000 stores in 2019 and 12,000 stores in 2020.

7 now-defunct membership-only retailers that burst onto the scene before Costco or Sam’s Club

Costco, Sam's Club, and BJ's are the biggest names in the members-only warehouse business today. Here are similar ventures that are no longer around.
Woolco officials and Miss Colorado celebrate the opening of a new Woolco store in 1972.

12 department stores that disappeared before the retail apocalypse even began to rage

The department-store business can be cutthroat. Here are a number of retro chains that went out of business before the retail apocalypse kicked in.
A worker removes sale banners inside a closed Sears department store one day after it closed in January 2019

The retail apocalypse has claimed 6,000 US stores in 2019 so far, more than the number that shut down in all of 2018

A new report from Coresight Research says US retailers have announced 5,994 store closings this year, compared with 5,864 in all of 2018.
Walmart is closing stores.

Walmart is quietly closing stores — here’s the full list

Walmart is closing stores in nine states, including Louisiana, Arizona, California, Virginia, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Abandoned shopping malls have become symbolic of the retail apocalypse.

The retail apocalypse is far from over as analysts predict 75,000 more store closures

Roughly 75,000 more stores will be forced to close across the US by 2026 due to the rise of e-commerce, according to a new UBS report.