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2009 Retail Store Closings: Complete List of Retailers Going Out of Business

New Liquidations and Consolidations Predicted Throughout 2009

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2009 Retail Industry Stores Closing, Including Chains Going Out of Business:

(See also the 2009 Retail Closings list alphabetized by company and the 2010 Store Closings list.)

The most recent additions are indicated with bold lettering. This list is arranged in descending order, according to the total number of store closings planned for 2009. It was last updated on 12-14-09.

2,639   General Motors

960       Blockbuster

789      Chrysler

567      Circuit City

461      KB Toys

450      Movie Gallery (Game Crazy, Hollywood Video)

365      Ritz Camera

273      Starbucks

287      Goody's

265      Jones Apparel Group (2009 & 2010)

240      Waldenbooks

200      Foot Locker

191      Zale Corporation

175      Van Heusen

163      Ann Taylor (by 2010)

162      Charming Shoppes

161      InkStop

160     Family Dollar

150      Popeye's (AFC Enterprises)

135      S&K Famous Brands Inc.

130      Advance America

129      Boater's World

125      F.Y.E. (Trans World Entertainment)

121      Eddie Bauer

118      Office Depot

117      Rite Aid

104      Finlay Enterprises

102   Payless Shoes

100      Albertsons

100      Gap, Inc.

98        Club Libby Lu (Saks)

85       NextCen Brands (Great American Cookies, MagieMoo's, Marble Slab Creamery, Pretzelmaker)

84      Payless Shoes

84     Samsonite

81     Saab Dealerships

77       Game Stop

75       J. Jill

75       Signet Jewelers

70      Famous Footwear (Brown Shoe Co.)

60        Arby's

60       Collective Brands

60        Dominos

59       Advance Auto Parts

59       Ruby Tuesday

58       Gottschalks

56      Smith & Hawken

53       Rex Appliance & Electronics

50        B Dalton

50       Pacific Sunwear

50       Select Comfort

50       Supervalu

50       New York & Co. (over the next five years)

48       Home Depot (Expo, YardBIRDS, Design Center, HDBath)

48     Ultra

46       Anchor Blue

45       Cato

44       Check 'n Go

43        Destination Maternity

40       Justice

40       Kirkland's

40       Tween Brands (Limited Two, Justince)

38       Bruno's

34       Bachrach

32       Big 10 Tires

31       Pier One

30       Big Lots

30       Jo-Ann Stores

29      Basha's Supermarket

29       Ruehl (Abercrombie & Fitch)

28         Kmart

28       Yankee Candle

26       Cost Plus

25       Chico's FAS

25       Dress Barn

25       Finish Line

25       Fred's

25         Luby's

24       Blue Tulip Gift Shops

24       Cashland

24       Foot Locker

24       Sears

23       Sportsman's Warehouse

22        AFC Enterprises

21       Papa John's

21       ZGallerie

20        Baja Fresh Mexican Grill

20       Man Alive (Finish Line)

20       Oneida Ltd.

20       Pumpkin Patch

20     Wendy's

20       Wet Seal

19       Snyder's Drug Stores, Inc.

18       Black Angus

18        O'Reilly Automotive

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