These 36 Popular Retailers Are Closing Stores In 2017

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5. Macy’s

Department store chain Macy’s says it plans to close roughly 100 of its 730 stores, some of which have already closed.

If your local Macy’s is still standing, you might have noticed some other surprising changes the last time you were there. The retailer is mirroring discount chains such as T.J. Maxx and Nordstrom Rack by letting customers get their own shoes and makeup, as opposed to working with a sales associate.


6. Sears And Kmart

Roughly 350 Sears and Kmart locations closed this year—that includes both Kmart stores and Sears locations across the country.

The company also recently announced that they plan to close even more stores (approximately 60) in January 2018.

Our advice? Use those gift cards fast, in case the company decides to shutter even more stores.

7. HHGregg

HHGregg, the electronics and appliance retailer based in Indianapolis, closed 88 of its stores earlier this year, which represents 40 percent of all locations. The stores are located in 15 states, which unfortunately resulted in about 1,500 layoffs.

Shoppers in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia will have to say goodbye to their local HHGregg.

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8. CVS

The popular drugstore chain closed 70 stores in early 2017. Don’t worry—there are still more than 9,500 CVS locations across the country.

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