Retail Apocalypse? A Look at Companies That Went Bankrupt

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It’s all too common these days to see strip malls plastered with “Everything must go!” signs announcing yet another store closure. Over the last year, numerous brands have announced bankruptcy — some closing their doors for good — while others hope for a chance at redemption through corporate restructuring.

The rise of e-commerce has left traditional retail companies struggling as the simplicity of the online shopping process woos customers away from brick-and-mortar stores. Here’s a look at some of the companies filing bankruptcy and shutting down.