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An avalanche of store closings ‘bigger than anything we’ve seen’ is sweeping across the US — and Trump has the power to slow i...

The retail apocalypse is dragging on as store closings soar to record highs. Now the China trade war threatens to make things much worse.
Dressbarn is closing all 650 of its stores.

We went shopping at Dressbarn the day after it announced all its stores would close and saw why it’s fallen behind

Dressbarn said it would close all 650 stores. We visited a Dressbarn store and found clues about why the company has been struggling in recent years.

China tariffs could trigger one of the biggest waves of store closures the US has ever seen, sparking the second coming of the retail apocalypse

The trade war with China is threatening to trigger one of the biggest waves of store closures that the US has ever seen, according to UBS research.

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.

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.

11 once-popular grocery stores that disappeared forever

Dozens of regional and national supermarket chains have gone under over the decades, including A&P and Alpha Beta.
A worker removes sale banners inside a closed Sears department store one day after it closed in January.

These states have been hit hardest by the retail apocalypse

West Virginia's retail employment has dropped more than 10% since January 2007. Here is how all 50 states rank.
A worker removes sale banners inside a closed Sears department store one day after it closed in January.

The retail apocalypse has ravaged the US with store closures and layoffs. See how your state ranks among the hardest-hit parts of America.

West Virginia's retail employment has dropped more than 10% since January 2007. Here is how all 50 states rank.
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.