Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker 2019, Week 37: Fred’s Files for Bankruptcy; Plans to Close All Stores
Our Weekly US and UK Store Openings and Closures Tracker reports on store closures, openings and bankruptcies.
- In the US, year-to-date announced closures have already exceeded the total we recorded for the full year 2018. Coresight Research estimates announced US store closures could reach 12,000 by the end of 2019.
- So far this year, US retailers have announced 8,558 store closures and 3,446 store openings. This compares to 5,844 closures and 3,258 openings for the full year 2018.
- Year to date, UK retailers have announced 431 store closures and 633 store openings.