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Retailers that have closed the most stores in 2017

GOBankingRates Logo By Elizabeth Nicholas of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 17: <p>It has been a difficult year for some companies, particularly department stores, electronics retailers and apparel-centric shopping mall mainstays.</p><p>GOBankingRates looked at the biggest store closings of 2017 so far, using data released in August 2017 and compiled by IHL Group. Many of the store closings reveal the headwinds some companies face in an age dominated by e-commerce and fast fashion. Keep reading to see <a href="https://www.gobankingrates.com/making-money/future-gloomy-retailers-cut-jobs-shutter-stores/">which retailers closed the most stores</a> in 2017.</p>

Find out what's behind this year's biggest store closings

It has been a difficult year for some companies, particularly department stores, electronics retailers and apparel-centric shopping mall mainstays.

GOBankingRates looked at the biggest store closings of 2017 so far, using data released in August 2017 and compiled by IHL Group. Many of the store closings reveal the headwinds some companies face in an age dominated by e-commerce and fast fashion.

Click ahead to see which retailers closed the most stores in 2017.

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