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Stores You Love That Soon Might Be Gone Forever

GOBankingRates Logo By Joel Anderson of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 17: Most consumers have favorite stores, some places that they know well and have been frequenting for years. That has made the ongoing collapse of many brick-and-mortar retailers in the face of growing e-commerce that much more painful for a lot of people as their familiar, beloved retail institutions start to disappear.
Of course, the impact on consumers is relatively marginal when you compare it to how it affects the store employees or suppliers that find their livelihoods in serious doubt when it is their stores closing. However, with more and more retailers trying to figure out how to avoid going out of business as online shopping eats into their margins, this is one trend that doesn’t appear to be changing any time soon with more and more stores closing in 2019. So, here are 16 of your favorite stores that you should visit while the getting’s good because they might not be around forever.

Most consumers have favorite stores, some places that they know well and have been frequenting for years. That has made the ongoing collapse of many brick-and-mortar retailers in the face of growing e-commerce that much more painful for a lot of people as their familiar, beloved retail institutions start to disappear.

Of course, the impact on consumers is relatively marginal when you compare it to how it affects the store employees or suppliers that find their livelihoods in serious doubt when it is their stores closing. However, with more and more retailers trying to figure out how to avoid going out of business as online shopping eats into their margins, this is one trend that doesn’t appear to be changing any time soon with more and more stores closing in 2019. So, here are 16 of your favorite stores that you should visit while the getting’s good because they might not be around forever.

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