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These 15 retailers are opening stores

The Motley Fool Logo By Jeremy Bowman of The Motley Fool | Slide 1 of 16: <p>Reports about the so-called "retail apocalypse" have flooded the media over the last year, and for good reason. 2017 saw more store closings than any year on record, with at least 6,700 closings announced. Several retailers declared bankruptcy, among them Hh gregg, Gymboree, and Toys ‘R’ Us.</p>So far in 2018, high-profile retailers like <b>Sears Holdings</b>, <b>Macy’s</b>, and <b>Walmart</b> have already announced store closings. However, even as headwinds persist against brick-and-mortar operators, plenty of retailers are still opening stores. Let’s take a look at some that are bucking the broader trend.

What retail apocalypse?

Reports about the so-called "retail apocalypse" have flooded the media over the last year, and for good reason. 2017 saw more store closings than any year on record, with at least 6,700 closings announced. Several retailers declared bankruptcy, among them Hh gregg, Gymboree, and Toys ‘R’ Us.

So far in 2018, high-profile retailers like Sears Holdings, Macy’s, and Walmart have already announced store closings. However, even as headwinds persist against brick-and-mortar operators, plenty of retailers are still opening stores.

Click ahead for a look at some that are bucking the broader trend.

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