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Iconic Stores You Grew Up With That Are No Longer Around

Bestproducts.com Logo By Jackie Frere, Arricca Elin SanSone of Bestproducts.com | Slide 1 of 41: Blame it on businesses that couldn't adapt to changing tastes or the convenience of shopping in your PJs. But, sadly, many once-iconic retailers are now distant memories. While some merged with other companies, a handful have attempted to reinvent themselves as online retailers. But many simply closed their doors forever and surrendered to the march of time.

Blame it on businesses that couldn't adapt to changing tastes or the convenience of shopping in your PJs. But, sadly, many once-iconic retailers are now distant memories. While some merged with other companies, a handful have attempted to reinvent themselves as online retailers. But many simply closed their doors forever and surrendered to the march of time.

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