Retail Apocalypse? A Look at Companies Going Bankrupt in 2020

By Melody D. Foster

It’s all too common these days to see strip malls plastered with “Everything must go!” signs announcing yet another store closure. In 2019, 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 in 2019.