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These 10 retailers may not survive 2019

The Motley Fool Logo By Jeremy Bowman of The Motley Fool | Slide 1 of 12: By most indicators, the economy is on fire. The S&P 500 is near all-time highs. Employment is near record lows, and most Americans say they are satisfied with the economy as consumer confidence scores remain high.  However, the retail industry continues to experience a seismic shift as more consumers turn to online shopping, putting pressure on brick-and-mortar stores. In 2017, we saw a record of more than 8,000 stores close their doors, but 2019 has presented another wave of retail closures.  Click through to read about 10 retailers that may not survive 2019, some of which have already gone out of business.

The retail apocalypse continues to claim victims

By most indicators, the economy is on fire. The S&P 500 is near all-time highs. Employment is near record lows, and most Americans say they are satisfied with the economy as consumer confidence scores remain high.

However, the retail industry continues to experience a seismic shift as more consumers turn to online shopping, putting pressure on brick-and-mortar stores. In 2017, we saw a record of more than 8,000 stores close their doors, but 2019 has presented another wave of retail closures.

Click through to read about 10 retailers that may not survive 2019, some of which have already gone out of business.

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