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More than 6,200 stores are closing in 2019 as the retail apocalypse drags on — here's the full list

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  More than 6,200 stores are expected to close in 2019.
  
  
    Party
    City said Thursday that it plans to close 45 stores in
    2019.
  
  
    Charlotte
    Russe, Family
    Dollar, Abercrombie
    & Fitch, and Chico's recently announced more than
    
    1,100 store closures in a span of 24 hours.
  
  
    Payless
    has said it plans to close
    all of its 2,500 stores in what could be the largest retail
    liquidation in history.
  

  The staggering rate of store closures that has rocked the retail
  industry over the last couple of years is expected to continue in
  2019, with roughly the same level of closures expected this year.

  Retailers closed a record-breaking 102 million square feet of
  store space in 2017, then smashed that record in 2018 by closing
  another 155 million square feet of space, according to estimates
  by the commercial real estate firm CoStar Group. 

  "This year we are predicting more of the same in the retail
  space," said Drew Myers, a CoStar senior consultant.

  Retailers have announced more than 6,200 store closures so far
  this year, according to an analysis by Business Insider.

  Here's a list of all the stores closing this year:


The staggering rate of store closures that has rocked the retail industry over the last couple of years is expected to continue in 2019, with roughly the same level of closures expected this year.

Retailers closed a record-breaking 102 million square feet of store space in 2017, then smashed that record in 2018 by closing another 155 million square feet of space, according to estimates by the commercial real estate firm CoStar Group.

"This year we are predicting more of the same in the retail space," said Drew Myers, a CoStar senior consultant.

Retailers have announced more than 6,200 store closures so far this year, according to an analysis by Business Insider.

Click ahead to see a list of all the stores closing this year.

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