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50 stores you once loved that don't exist anymore

Business Insider Logo By Joey Hadden of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 51: 
  
    From declining foot traffic to the rise of e-commerce,
    countless stores have permanently closed their doors for a
    number of reasons. 
  
  
    In 2020, 
    more than 2,200 stores are already set to close across the
    United States. In 2019, more than 9,300 stores 
    closed.
  
  But even when shopping malls were in their heyday, many
  stores still shuttered for various reasons.
  
  Department stores like Bon-Ton and Ames, bookstores like
  Waldenbooks and Borders, and clothing stores like Wet Seal and
  Limited Too are among the many stores that have permanently shut
  their doors. 
  
  Here are 50 once-beloved stores that don't exist anymore.
  

  
    Visit
    Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

Dress Barn, Babies R Us, Limited Too and Borders are just a few massive chains you may never set foot in again

From declining foot traffic to the rise of e-commerce, countless stores have permanently closed their doors for a number of reasons.

In 2020, more than 2,200 stores are already set to close across the United States. In 2019, more than 9,300 stores closed.

But even when shopping malls were in their heyday, many stores still shuttered for various reasons.  Department stores like Bon-Ton and Ames, bookstores like Waldenbooks and Borders, and clothing stores like Wet Seal and Limited Too are among the many stores that have permanently shut their doors.

Click through the gallery above for 50 once-beloved stores that don't exist anymore.

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

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