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These 20 retailers may go bankrupt in 2020

The Motley Fool Logo By Jeremy Bowman of The Motley Fool | Slide 1 of 22: Despite fears over the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. economy remains strong. Stocks are at all-time highs; consumer confidence is up, and unemployment is down.Nonetheless, the retail industry continues to transition to the e-commerce era. Department stores and mall-based chains are struggling, losing sales and closing stores, and some are even on the brink of going out of business entirely.Keep reading to see 20 retailers that are on the brink of bankruptcy, including a few that have already gone into default this year.  5 Winning Stocks Under $49 We hear it over and over from investors, “I wish I had bought Amazon or Netflix when they were first recommended by the Motley Fool. I’d be sitting on a gold mine!” And it’s true. And while Amazon and Netflix have had a good run, we think these 5 other stocks are screaming buys. And you can buy them now for less than $49 a share! Simply click here to learn how to get your copy of “5 Growth Stocks Under $49” for FREE for a limited time only.

Brick-and-mortar chains are still facing a mortal threat

Despite fears over the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. economy remains strong. Stocks are at all-time highs; consumer confidence is up, and unemployment is down.

Nonetheless, the retail industry continues to transition to the e-commerce era. Department stores and mall-based chains are struggling, losing sales and closing stores, and some are even on the brink of going out of business entirely.

Click through the gallery above to see 20 retailers that are on the brink of bankruptcy, including a few that have already gone into default this year.

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