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Pandemic casualties as retail stores have to close due to China Virus lockdowns

Here is a list of just some of the stores who have been affected by the lockdowns that have taken place as a result of the China Virus. I am sure that the Biden tax hikes on many of these businesses making over $400,000 is not going to help either. A record 10,000 more retail stores may close their doors in 2021 (Forbes). Small businesses casualties from the China Virus number over 100,000 (Washington Post)

American Eagle Outfitters - Closing 250 stores (MSN)

Applebee's - Closed 150 locations (NBC)

Bath and Body Works - Closing 50 locations (USA Today)

Banana Republic - Closing 130 store locations (Business Insider)

Bed Bath & Beyond - After closing 200 stores in 2020, they announced another 43 closings by end of February (USA Today)

Boston Market - Closed 45 locations (Fox Business)

Burger King - Closing 250 locations (Restaurant Business)

Carters - Closing 200 stores (MSN)

Chico's - Closing 330 stores by 2023 (CNBC)

Express - Closing 100 stores by 2022 (USA Today)

Francesca's - Filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy and closing 140 stores (USA Today)

Fry's Electronics - Closing all 31 stores in US (ABC)

Gamestop - Closing over 1,000 locations by March 2021 (MSN)

GAP - Closing 220 stores (Business Insider)

Guitar Center - Filed chapter 11 bankruptcy (USA Today)

H&M - Closing 430 locations through 2021 (Today)

JC Penny - Closing 242 stores, 29% of its locations by March 2021 (USA Today)

Justice - Closing all of its over 800 locations (MSN)

K-Mart - Closed all stores except 48 locations (CNN Business)

Macy's - Shutting down 125 stores and 2,000 corporate jobs by 2023 (CNBC)

Men's Warehouse - Closing up to 500 locations (USA Today)

Neiman Marcus - Filed for bankruptcy (CNN Business)

Office Depot - Eliminating 13,000 jobs by 2023 (Fox Business)

Papyrus - Shut down every store and declared bankruptcy (USA Today)

Pet Valu - Will close all of it's stores and warehouses (CNBC)

Pier 1 Imports - Closing every one of its stores (USA Today)

Pizza Hut - Closing 300 locations and declared bankruptcy (CNN Business)

Sears - Has begun the liquidation process selling everything they can (CNN Business)

Signet Jewelers - Parent Company of Zales, Jared and Kay Jewelers plans to close 300 locations by February 2021 (USA Today)

Starbucks - Closing 400 stores in US and Canada (CTV)

Taco Cabana - Closing 19 locations (NBC)

The Children's Place - Shutting 300 locations by end of 2021 (USA Today)

Victoria's Secret - Closing 250 store locations (USA Today)

Walgreens - Shutting down 200 locations (USA Today)

Zara - Closing as many as 1,200 stores (Today)

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