12 major retailers closing stores in 2017
On April 7, electronics retailer hhgregg announced it is closing its remaining 220 locations after failing to find a buyer. The company began liquidizing on April 8.Photo by: Scott Olson
12 major retailers closing stores in 2017
As video games shift from traditional disks to digital downloads, companies such as Gamestop are experiencing a loss of revenue. The video game retailer 
announced in March it plans on closing 190 of its 6,600 locations in 2017.Photo by: Scott Olson
12 major retailers closing stores in 2017
In March, Radio Shack announced it is closing 552 stores, which marks more than one-third of the company's remaining locations.Photo by: Scott Olson
12 major retailers closing stores in 2017
JCPenney has been particuarly hard hit by recent retail trends. It
announced in January to close 138 locations, marking more than 10 percent of the company's remaining stores. Photo by: Scott Olson
12 major retailers closing stores in 2017
Sears
announced it is closing 109 Kmart locations and 41 Sears outlets in 2017. In 2015, the company shuttered 200 stores, followed by 78 in 2016.Photo by: Scott Olson
12 major retailers closing stores in 2017
Things have not been easy for Staples as the company took a more than $500 million loss in 2016. In response, the office supply chain
said it is closing 70 of its nearly 1,600 locations by the end of 2017. Photo by: Scott Olson
12 major retailers closing stores in 2017
Popular retailer Gander Mountain
said in March it is closing 32 locations as part of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Photo by: Scott Olson
12 major retailers closing stores in 2017
The retailer
announced in January that it is closing its remaining 110 locations, and is selling off its clothing line. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)Photo by: Scott Olson
12 major retailers closing stores in 2017
In January, Macy's
announced it will close 68 stores by the end of 2017; most of the closures coming by June. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)Photo by: Scott Olson
12 major retailers closing stores in 2017
Abercrombie and Fitch was once one of the most popular fashion stores in America, but has closed nearly 200 locations in the last four years. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)Photo by: Scott Olson
12 major retailers closing stores in 2017
Women's fashion store Wet Seal
announced in January that it would close its remaining 171 locations nationwide by the end of 2017. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)Photo by: Scott Olson
12 major retailers closing stores in 2017
Payless ShoeSource announced on April 4 plans to close 400 stores. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)Photo by: Scott Olson