Defunct Department Stores of The United States

Defunct Department Stores Of The United States

Across the United States, a large number of local stores and store chains that started between the 1920s and 1950s have become defunct since the late 1960s, when many chains were either consolidated or liquidated. Some have been lost due to mergers. Below is a list of defunct retailers of the United States.

Read more about Defunct Department Stores Of The United States:  Automotive, Catalog Showrooms, Clothing, Shoes, & Specialty Stores, Drug Stores, Electronics Stores, Five-and-dime/Variety Stores, Furniture Stores, Grocery Stores and Supermarkets, Home Improvement, Home Decor and Craft Stores, Music and Video Stores (records, Tapes, Books, CDs, DVDs, Etc.), Office Supply Stores, Camping, Sports or Athletic Stores, Toy Stores, Warehouse Clubs and Membership Department Stores, Restaurants

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