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US Store Closures 2020 Outlook: Coronavirus Outbreak Set To Trigger Unprecedented Number of Closures

With a number of temporary store closures already in effect in the US due to the coronavirus outbreak, this report assesses the outlook for physical retail over the remainder of 2020. We compare year-to-date store closure data with 2019 and discuss a potential rise in bankruptcies, which may become a reality for many struggling retailers. We also predict the total number of closures we expect to see in the US in the full-year 2020.

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4Q19 US Earnings Season Wrap-Up

Fourth-quarter 2019 retail earnings show that many companies across the retail industry saw strong growth. However, our coverage of the Coresight 100 reveals that the CPG and department-store sectors bucked this trend, with the latter continuing to struggle. Companies across the board have updated their guidance due to coronavirus disruption in the supply chain and demand in Asia, but we are yet to see updates based on the spread of the virus to the US, with the nation moving closer to lockdown.

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Reviewing 2019 US and UK Store Closures

We review store closures and openings in the US and UK for the full-year 2019. We break down the numbers by sector and analyze the key retailers that significantly contributed to total openings and closures over the course of the year.

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Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2019, Week 52: Jared Opens New Concept Store

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, we cover a Jared jewelry collaboration with digital native diamond and bridal jewelry retailer James Allen, both Signet Jewelers banners. In the UK, Flannels has expanded into Northern Ireland while Bonmarché loses its CEO. In the US, year-to-date announced closures have already exceeded the total we recorded for the full year 2018.

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Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2019, Week 51: Shopko Optical Opens Many Centers

Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies. This week, there are highlights from Shopko Optical and home-furnishings retailer RH in the US and House of Fraser in the UK. In the US, year-to-date announced closures have already exceeded the total we recorded for the full year 2018.

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