Several retailers have announced they are closing brick-and-mortar stores in 2019. This gallery shows those stores.
Sales in 2018 dropped dramatically for Victoria's Secret, and it announced 53 stores will close in 2019.
At least 24 JCPenney stores will close in 2019, after it closed dozens in 2018 and 2017.
Family Dollar announced in March 2019 that it will close 390 stores in the year and make big changes to the stores it is keeping open as the discount chain seeks a turnaround.
Gymboree announced in January it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and that filing has led to the impending closure of 800 stores.
Payless ShoeSource filed for bankruptcy a few years ago, and in 2019 announced it will close all of it's stores and website by Spring.
Clothing retailer Charlotte Russe will close 94 stores in 2019, which it announced after filing for bankruptcy in February. (Photo credit: Flickr Creative Commons user jeepersmedia)
The CEO of Gap said stores that are not meeting its profitability requirements will close, and the Old Navy brand will be split off and made its own company. Closures will include 230 Gap stores in 2019 and 2020.
Ascena Retail Group owns brands such as Ann Taylor, Loft and Lane Bryant and has been closing stories since 2017. More are expected in 2019.
Eight Macy's stores in locations the company believes may be over-saturated will close in 2019. The company closed dozens of stores in 2017.
LifeWay Christian Stores announced March 20, 2019 all of its 170 brick-and-mortar stores throughout the country will close, but it will still have online sales.